Danville, Illinois. Its Free Sites and its Cheap Coal for Manufacturers [wrapper title].

[N. p., but Danville? n. p., ca. 1906]. First edition. Oblong folio, approx. 12-1/4 x 9 inches, original printed green wrappers, [40] pages. Numerous halftone views from photos, maps. Some general light rubbing and wear and light soiling; a little rubbed along the spine; in good condition. Item #14108

With views of all the hallmarks of early 20th century industrial greatness, with plenty of views of mines and open pits and smokestacks streaming soot. On the economic attractions of Danville, the county seat of Vermillion on the border of Indiana just east of Champaign, and a location blessed with numerous railroad lines, opportunities for investment, and plenty of clean water. Includes numerous large views of not just coal mining operations but also railroad shops, maps of various railroad and traction lines, views of stately homes in nearby Roselawn, new hotels and apartment buildings, etc. OCLC notes a copy at IU only.

Price: $100.00

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