Take a visual journey through Illinois! From the floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade to the juke-joint crooners of Rosiclare, from the grain barges plying the Illinois River to the burgeoning prairie suburb of St. Charles, Illinois is the no-nonsense linchpin of the American Midwest. The extraordinary photographs showcased in Illinois 24/7 are an extension of the America 24/7 project, an unprecedented digital photography venture that harnessed the talents of more than 25,000 local photographers in all 50 states. This remarkable book showcases hundreds of images adding up to a panoramic view of life across the Land of Lincoln. It s the perfect visual time capsule of everyday life in Illinois!