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Canada: Vulcan, Alberta - Instagram photo by Patti Henderson

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Grain Elevators
A miscellany of items about grain elevators around the world, focusing on history and heritage.
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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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Canada: Grain Elevators in Magrath, Alberta

Canada: Grain Elevators in Magrath, Alberta | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
We recommend... Maple Creek Saskatchewan grain terminal Bashaw Processors Prairie Sentinels – Stavely Alberta Prairie Sentinels – Delia Albert
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USA: City Leader wants to repurpose Attebury Grain Elevator

USA: City Leader wants to repurpose Attebury Grain Elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
It is considered by many one of the biggest eyesores in Wichita Falls, but that could soon change. The Attebury Grain Elevator, once a booming place of business has faded into an unappealin
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Canada: Fiske Grain Elevator

Canada: Fiske Grain Elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
I posted photos of Fiske earlier but deleted the old pages due to a faulty link. Here is the original plus an extra. Does anyone know i
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USA: Grain elevator with parallel elevated railroad track beds running between buildings (c.1905) Sioux Falls

USA: Grain elevator with parallel elevated railroad track beds running between buildings (c.1905) Sioux Falls | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Grain elevator with parallel elevated railroad track beds running between buildings. Photograph. c. 1905
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South Africa: An inside look at Cape Town's grain silo - SA’s first contemporary art museum

Take an inside look into the construction of South Africa's first contemporary art museum. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa will be opening i
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Canada: Top 13 Grain Elevators To See In Saskatchewan Before They Are Gone

Canada: Top 13 Grain Elevators To See In Saskatchewan Before They Are Gone | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
There are less than 300 wooden grain elevators in Saskatchewan. Here is a map of all that remain. There were once 3000 grain elevators in Saskatchewan.
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Scotland: Disused grain elevator in Leith, Edinburgh

Scotland: Disused grain elevator in Leith, Edinburgh | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
This disused grain silo is my favourite building in Edinburgh I think - apparently it's getting knocked down soon.
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USA: Repairing a Concrete Grain Silo in Nebraska

USA: Repairing a Concrete Grain Silo in Nebraska | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
The observed damaged conditions required an investigation, design of repairs, and the execution of the repairs.
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Australia: A video 'tribute' to Cobram's silos ahead of demolition

Australia: A video 'tribute' to Cobram's silos ahead of demolition | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
The Courier Cobram brings you the latest and breaking news surrounding Video tribute to silos.
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UK: When Cranfield Brothers mills dominated Ipswich Docks

UK: When Cranfield Brothers mills dominated Ipswich Docks | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Cranfield Brothers first built at Ipswich Docks, close to Stoke Bridge, back in 1884, writes David Kindred as he takes his weekly look back at the history of Ipswich.
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Canada: Cudworth Grain Elevator

Canada: Cudworth Grain Elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
I'm reposting the photo of Cudworth I took quite a few years back (around 2001). The bird on the railway track was bonus.
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Canada: Dinsmore Grain Elevator

Canada: Dinsmore Grain Elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
I'm reposting the photos of the Dinsmore grain elevators I took a number of years ago.
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USA: Massive mural planned for grain silo in The Nations

USA: Massive mural planned for grain silo in The Nations | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
A 200-foot abandoned grain silo in The Nations is going to be transformed into a work of art by acclaimed Australian artist Guido van Helten.
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USA: After 70 Years, Phoenix Grain Elevator Could Be Demolished

USA: After 70 Years, Phoenix Grain Elevator Could Be Demolished | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Seventy years after it was built, the first major grain storage facility in the Valley could be demolished. A developer is scheduled to make his case to the Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission today. Just off Interstate 17, west of downtown Phoenix, a dozen silos tower above warehouses and homes. When Del Webb built the grain elevator in 1947, it was the largest in the Southwest, attracting spectators who watched men work around the clock. Allied Grain Company collected and stored wheat, oats and barley until Feeders Grain took over the facility.
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Egypt: Hussein Bikar - The Grain Silo [1996]

Egypt: Hussein Bikar - The Grain Silo [1996] | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Hussein Bikar (Alexandria, January 2, 1913 - November 16, 2003) was one of Egypt’s most prominent artists of the 20th century. Afte
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Ukraine: Port elevators handling 1.5m tonnes of grain a year

Ukraine: Port elevators handling 1.5m tonnes of grain a year | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
KYIV. March 1 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Port elevators of public joint-stock company State Food-Grain Corporation since early 2016/17 agricultural year have han
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Canada: Demolition of the Last Grain Elevator in Carstairs, Alberta

Canada: Demolition of the Last Grain Elevator in Carstairs, Alberta | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Time Lapse Movie of the Demolition of the Last Grain Elevator in Carstairs, Alberta - YouTube, The demolition of the last of 5 grain elevators in the town of Carstairs, Alberta sped up 16 times. Watch Download & Share Videos 3GP MP4 Videos Online FROM YOUTUBE.COM
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USA: Golden Valley, ND., the town that met the rail company halfway

USA: Golden Valley, ND., the town that met the rail company halfway | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Incredible marketing and entrepreneurship in 1900 started the happy little town of Golden Valley. Out of nothing, the town started and grew
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Australia: Grain silos at Port Pirie, South Australia

Australia: Grain silos at Port Pirie, South Australia | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Port Pirie. Prior to white settlement the area was known by the local aboriginal people as “muddy creek.” Samuel Germein named the area Samuel’s Creek in 1
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vertigopig's comment, February 16, 10:50 PM
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