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(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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Located along the shores of the Mississippi River near the company's original Moline plow factory, the John Deere Pavilion has attracted nearly four million guests from around the world since it opened in 1997.
The Moline Apartments development is among the first completed new construction projects that received funding from Denvers dedicated Affordable Housing Fund.
If districts replace conferences, Moline is looking at potential bus rides to Rockford and Algonquin (Jacobs).
Moline, a Utah native who moved to the Sherwood area when he was 8, graduated from Sylvan Hills High School and then attended the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, where he earned a BBA in accounting.
A non-profit public private partnership working collaboratively with the City of Moline, Illinois, to create a place to work, live, play and learn in Moline's riverfront downtown.
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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.
Quad City Die Casting, Moline, Ill., which was embroiled in a well-publicized labor dispute after closing last spring, has put its diecasting equipment up for sale, according to an online auction house.
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"Cheers, and congratulations to Peter and best wishes to next year's entrants," said Rob Moline of Lallemand.
While the company's base of operations is its Moline, Ill., headquarters, a network of plants and satellite sales offices around the world help Riverside Products manufacture and deliver its rotors and parts to customers, including offices in the United Kingdom.