Mail Order Sears & Roebuck Homes

These unique and historical homes were purchased by the Standard Oil Company for their Carlinville mine workers. The homes came in eight different models and they are the largest community of Sears & Roebuck mail order homes in the United States.


Mail Order Sears & Roebuck Homes
Carlinville, IL 62626
United States
39° 25' 52.5396" N, 90° 24' 55.8612" W

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