National Biscuit Company, Marseilles, La Salle County, IL

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Architectural Style: Industrial Manufacturing

Year Built: 1920

Status: Abandoned

Since 1832 the falls at Marseilles was a source of water power for industry. In 1902 the National Biscuit Company purchased the site and expanded it into a large industrial complex. The most impressive structure, the eight-story Carton Factory (built in 1920), is one of the area’s visual landmarks.


Posted: April 10, 2022


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