Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1895-1914 (2)--Original Data, 1914-1941. The Price In The Engineering News Record Construction Cost Index Is Used Here. It Is The Average For A Month, F.O.B. Cars, Chicago, Including Dealer'S Commission But Not Including Sacks. Source: Engineering News Record
This NBER data series m04076b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04076b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Portland Cement for Chicago, IL [M0476BUS16980M053NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0476BUS16980M053NNBR, February 7, 2016.