Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Whiting
WHITING, a city of Indiana, in Lake co. It is on the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern, the Indiana Harbor Belt, the New York Central, the Pere Marquette, the Baltimore and Ohio, and the Pennsylvania railroads. Its industries include the manufacture of oilcloth, chemicals, asphalt pavement, etc. It has a public library and a park. It is an important station of the Standard Oil Company. Pop. (1910) 6,587; (1920) 10,145.