Shale City, Illinois
|Shale City, Illinois|
|Elevation||722 ft (220 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||418274|
Shale City was the home of the Continental Brick factory. In 1915, the factory was sold to the Hydraulic Press Brick Company of St. Louis. Shale City was a company town of about 40 houses, a grocery store, a pool hall, a gas station, and a school.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shale City, Illinois
- Mercer County General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 1988. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
- Quad-Cities On Line - "Wrigley Field began in Shale City molds " By Pam Berenger, Dispatch/Argus Staff writer Jun 13, 1999
- Page 3, http://www.mchsil.org/media/site_assets/d5c6134bca9657692da338fd8e08aeb1/assets/summer_2014.pdf
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