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Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Randolph Co. | Illinois | USA | Early 1900's?
Township: unknown | Watersource: Not water-powered, electricity


Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Picture: Jim Miller 07/29/2014

Prairie de Rocher is Rock Prairie in ‘French’.

Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Picture: Jim Miller 07/29/2014

Some of the building has a limestone basement, while other parts has either concrete basement or foundations

Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Picture: Jim Miller 07/29/2014

Prairie du Rocher is the fourth European settlement in Illinois, dating from 1722.

Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Picture: Jim Miller 07/29/2014

The history concerning this specific mill/elevator is not known.

Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Picture: Jim Miller 07/29/2014

Prairie de Rocher Grain Elevator
Picture: Jim Miller 07/29/2014

GPS: 38° 5.23' N 90° 5.93' W ele 397'/121 meters Prairie Du Rocher Quadrangle

Tempted and tried, I need a great Savior, One who can help my burdens to bear. "I Must Tell Jesus" by Elisha A. Hoffman 1839-1929
(From the Nazarene hymnal - Worship in Song)
Directions: About 25 miles NW of Chester, Il. Take Sr 3 NW from Chester, then take Roots Road west from Ellis Grove to Bluff Road. Bluff Road becomes Market Street in Prairie de Rocher. The mill is at the junction of Market St. and Henry St/Sr 155.

 
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