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Moline

(mōlēn`), city (1990 pop. 43,202), Rock Island co., NW Ill., on the Mississippi River, in a coal area; inc. 1848. It is a transportation and industrial center, and has been a major producer of farm machinery since the industrialist John DeereDeere, John,
1804–86, American industrialist, manufacturer of agricultural implements, b. Rutland, Vt. He was one of the pioneers of the steel plow industry. A blacksmith by trade, he established (1837) a shop at Grand Detour, Ill.
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 moved there in 1847. Other manufactures are elevators and industrial equipment. A military arsenal is nearby. Moline, with Rock IslandRock Island,
city (1990 pop. 40,552), seat of Rock Island co., NW Ill., on the Mississippi and Rock rivers, adjacent to Moline and opposite Davenport, Iowa; inc. 1841. These three cities, with Bettendorf, Iowa, are called the Quad Cities.
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 and DavenportDavenport,
city (1990 pop. 95,333), seat of Scott co., E central Iowa, on the Mississippi River; inc. 1836. Bridges connect it with the Illinois cities of Rock Island and Moline; the three communities and neighboring Bettendorf, Iowa, are known as the Quad Cities.
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 and BettendorfBettendorf
, city (1990 pop. 28,132), Scott co., E Iowa, on the Mississippi River; settled c.1840, inc. 1903. Manufactures include transportation equipment, asphalt, pools and spas, and electronic products; there is metal processing. Bettendorf's growth in the late 20th cent.
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, Iowa, is part of a regional economic unit called the Quad Cities.
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after which they began to build the Moline line of plows.
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American Eagle Airlines, a US-based airline company and a subsidiary of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR), announces addition of a new round trip flight between Quad City International Airport in Moline, US, and O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, US.
The 3,000 spectators who had been enjoying the show thought that it was part of the display when Moline managed to activate the ballistic parachute system which is fitted to protect the whole aircraft.
Our defense allowed us to play more conservatively, and then our O-line did a great job protecting," Moline said.
One topic was how to engage the religious community rather than chastise them," said Moline.
Moline Machinery, a family run company in business for 55 years, is a leading manufacturer of industrial baking equipment for the production of donuts, sweet goods, pastries, pizza crusts, cookies and specialty breads.
Moline Fire Department paramedics advised that without Officers Hoegner's and Officer Reyna's decisive actions, the outcome of the heart attack and crash would have been fatal.
Broken-down and dingy: Hardly attractive words for a building that has become the anchor of a development project designed to breathe new Life into the Bass Street Landing area of Moline, IL.
At 12, he was the first person to drive his father's imported Minneapolis Moline tractor and even now, in his 70s, he is still just as appreciative of the orange work-horse.
Moline, Illinois, recently experienced this dilemma of whether to upgrade or replace an existing water treatment plant.