Where have all the Kane cows gone?

Where have all the Kane cows gone?

Dave Gathman

The Courier News

When the first railroad was built westward from Chicago in 1850, its first major western terminal was Elgin, and one of its main reasons for being was to carry milk from Kane County farmers to the thirsty children of the big city. Inventor Gail Borden opened a condensed-milk canning plant in downtown Elgin to help feed Civil War soldiers.

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