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About Moline

Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, along the Mississippi River. It is part of the Quad Cities metropolitan area, which also includes Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island and East Moline in Illinois. Moline has a rich history in freight transportation, dating back to its early days as a major river port and railroad hub.

One of the key transportation landmarks in Moline is the John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters. John Deere, a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has been based in Moline since its founding in 1837. The company's presence in the city has had a significant impact on the transportation industry, as it has been a major producer of tractors, combines, and other machinery used in farming and construction. The John Deere Pavilion showcases the company's history and innovations, making it a popular attraction for visitors interested in both agriculture and transportation.

Another important aspect of Moline's transportation history is its connection to the railroad industry. The city was a major hub for several railroad lines, including the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, which played a crucial role in transporting freight across the country. The railroad industry brought economic prosperity to Moline, as it facilitated the transportation of goods and materials to and from the city. Today, Moline continues to be a vital transportation hub, with its location along the Mississippi River and its proximity to major highways and rail lines.

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