- Was this image taken in a rural area or an urban area? Use evidence from the image to support your answer.
- How did the trucks and roads help the cattle farmer?
- How did these trucks help the workers do their job?
This photograph shows a convoy of trucks known as the "Sirloin Special." They are hauling cattle from Hampton, Iowa, to Chicago during Iowa Beef Month. Chicago was a major meat-packing hub for cattle producers. The population of Hampton, Iowa, was 4,432 in 1950.