There’s Something Special About These 12 Illinois Farms From The Past

A strong part of Illinois’ history is its farming past. While farming is a current part of our present and definitely a part of our future, Illinois looks less and less like how it did 70 years ago. Luckily, there are some great photos documenting Illinois’ farming past.

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