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USA: Demolition of Bunge elevators in Iowa

USA: Demolition of Bunge elevators in Iowa | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it

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A crane demolishes unused Bunge grain bins between Broadway and Second Avenue in Council Bluffs on July 16, 2013.

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South Africa: A lover of dirty, smelly and unsightly architecture

South Africa: A lover of dirty, smelly and unsightly architecture | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Industrial archaeologist David Worth champions the bleak monuments of South Africa's industrial architecture.
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South Africa: A short promotional film about Zeitz MOCAA, the new museum of contemporary art for Africa.

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is a public not-for-profit cultural institution that focuses on collecting, preserving, researching, an...
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USA: Woman falls to her death exploring abandoned Bunge grain elevator in Minneapolis

USA: Woman falls to her death exploring abandoned Bunge grain elevator in Minneapolis | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
A woman fell to her death late at night while trespassing with two others in an abandoned Minneapolis grain elevator near the University of Minnesota, authorities said Sunday.
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Qatar: New art museum in Doha to reuse grain mill and silos

Qatar: New art museum in Doha to reuse grain mill and silos | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Now, the Art Mills in Doha are another likely addition to the list. Located a stone's throw from the Museum of Islamic Art designed by I.M. Pei and the...
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USA: Sounds at Silo City, Buffalo

USA: Sounds at Silo City, Buffalo | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Sounds at Silo City University at Buffalo Reporter The mostly abandoned grain elevators of Silo City are an integral part of a presentation of new experimental music and sound art taking place next weekend sponsored by UB's Center for 21st Century...
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USA: ATSF Boxcars and grain elevators in Dumas, Texas (1936)

USA: ATSF Boxcars and grain elevators in Dumas, Texas (1936) | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
ATSF Boxcars and grain elevators in Dumas, Texas in January 1936. pic.twitter.com/JVWqu9fC5u
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Sweden: Grain silos at Norrtalje Harbor (1959)

Sweden: Grain silos at Norrtalje Harbor (1959) | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
The demolition of the large grain silos in the harbor is in full swing. But the first to be demolished is Lantmännen's old warehouse, where Kurt Strömberg worked for almost 50 years and saw the silo towers built..
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Canada: Excellent multimedia presentation by Janelle Fillion on the grain elevators of Manitoba

“A project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for ARCH6505.03, Multimedia in Architecture, Dalhousie University. Music by: Jonsi & Alex, Boy 1904 ...”
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Australia: Public art by Hense on the CBH Group grain silos in Northam, WA.

Australia: Public art by Hense on the CBH Group grain silos in Northam, WA. | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it

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USA: proposal for HD Lee flour mill and grain elevator in Salina, Kansas

USA: proposal for HD Lee flour mill and grain elevator in Salina, Kansas | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“A large space strewn with artifacts from a once-bustling building was where Bob Brown and company unveiled the H.D. Lee Towers project.”
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Canada: Saving the 90 year old elevator in Wrentham, Alberta

Grain elevators once littered Alberta skylines but the icons of prairie architecture have disappeared at an alarming rate. Two young southern Alberta men have been handed the keys to the province...
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USA: 'Streetscapes" - Urban giants are pyramids of the prairie

USA: 'Streetscapes" - Urban giants are pyramids of the prairie | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Last month an investor bought the old Harvest State grain elevator off Hiawatha Avenue for $23,000
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USA: History of Lebanon Co-op, Wisconsin

USA: History of Lebanon Co-op, Wisconsin | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
LEBANON -- In an era of mergers, buyouts and bankruptcies, one area business is still going strong after 100 years.
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South Africa: Thomas Heatherwick Designs South Africa’s Newest Art Museum

South Africa: Thomas Heatherwick Designs South Africa’s Newest Art Museum | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Starchitect Thomas Heatherwick designs an art museum out of grain silos in South Africa
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USA: "Grain Dust Dreams: A Short History Of Grain Elevators"

USA: "Grain Dust Dreams: A Short History Of Grain Elevators" | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
RT @NewYorkHistory: Grain Dust Dreams: A Short #History Of Grain Elevators http://t.co/aJJ6UhkMDS #books #agriculturalhistory #buffalo #cul…
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Australia: street art on grain elevators near Perth

A few more Phlegm walls from my recent trip to Perth Australia. These grain silos are just outside Northam. #spraypaint street art projects. We even a 1...
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Greece: deserted grain elevators near Mount Olympus

Greece: deserted grain elevators near Mount Olympus | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Deserted grain silos in front of the snowcapped Mount Olympus near the town of Larissa in Thessaly region
Picture: Yannis Behrakis
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Italy: Armani Silos - a new museum of Giorgio Amani in Milan

Italy: Armani Silos - a new museum of Giorgio Amani in Milan | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it

In conjunction with the opening of Expo 2015, in the former industrial area of Nestle in Tortona in Milan, Armani opened Silos: the museum that Giorgio Armani has given the city on the occasion of its 40 years of activity.

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USA: On the waterfront from the Erie Canal

USA: On the waterfront from the Erie Canal | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“From the Erie Canal to otherworldly industrial ruins - some being redeveloped - to ice rinks, donut shops and hundreds of water-activities, Buffalo's waterfront is a must-visit.”
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USA: Historic Lake Park elevator a total loss after fire

USA: Historic Lake Park elevator a total loss after fire | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“When the emergency pager went off just after 7 p.m. Sunday about a grass fire in Lake Park, Fire Chief Vance Larson looked out his front door, saw the flames and shook his head. “I could see right away it was more than a grass fire,” he said.”
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USA: Sequim Grain elevator has new owner

USA: Sequim Grain elevator has new owner | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“Tootsie’s owner buys landmark; Baja Cantina readying for opening in May one year after fire”
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Thunder Bay grain elevator

“Grain grown on Canada's prairies flows through the century-old Richardson elevator in Thunder Bay where workers sift and clean it before loading it on ships ...”
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USA: The grain elevator in Frankfort, Michigan - then and now

USA: The grain elevator in Frankfort, Michigan - then and now | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Then & Now: Grain elevator in Frankfort
The Herald-News
The structures usually were timber-framed structures, as were the mills themselves.
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USA: Cargill's historic roots in Iowa and Wisconsin

USA: Cargill's historic roots in Iowa and Wisconsin | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“In the midst of its 150th year, this is as good a time as any to clear up a couple of popular historic misconceptions about Wayzata-based food giant Cargill — the nation’s largest private firm, which rakes in $135 billion in revenue and employs 143,000...”
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