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USA: Inside a grain elevator of the Garden City Co-op, Kansas

In the continuation of our Inside the Co-op series here is the next installment: Grain elevators. Join us as we take a look at how grain elevators work, an
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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: Steam In Castle Rock by Ken Smith

Canada: Steam In Castle Rock by Ken Smith | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Steam In Castle Rock is a photograph by Ken Smith which was uploaded on January 16th, 2014. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.
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USA: Buffalo - Thesis for Silo City Adaptive Re-use Design

USA: Buffalo - Thesis for Silo City Adaptive Re-use Design | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
The following Silo City proposal study was conducted by Alfred State College student James Jacobik for his Spring 2017 B.Arch Thesis. According to Jacobik, the multi-pronged plan would bring a mult…
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South Africa: Heatherwick Studio overcome concrete challenges at Zeitz Museum

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Australia: Silo near St George, Queensland, to get massive mural

Thallon, near St George in South West Queensland, will be the first grain silo in the Sunshine State to have a massive 1200m2 mural painted on it.
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Canada: Alberta's Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village includes working grain elevator

Canada: Alberta's Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village includes working grain elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Discover Ukrainian ways of life at this interactive and entertaining open-air museum.
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Canada: Thunder Bay grain elevator advocates invite residents to celebrate 'Grain Days'

Canada: Thunder Bay grain elevator advocates invite residents to celebrate 'Grain Days' | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Thunder Bay's grain elevators make up an important part of the city's history — and skyline — and one local citizens group wants to help ensure their history is remembered.
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Canada: Beausejour Museum Hopes To Add Elevator

Canada: Beausejour Museum Hopes To Add Elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
WINNIPEG, MB – The Pioneer Village Museum hopes to move an old grain elevator from Tyndall to its location in Beausejour. It won’t be easy and it won’t be cheap but spokesman Trevor Proutt says they can do it, with your help. The museum has set up a GoFundMe page in the hopes of raising …
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Moving a building to a museum is almost never justified. It's heritage value is hugely diminished by removing it from its hitorical context.
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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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Canada: Weldon B Grain Elevator

Canada: Weldon B Grain Elevator | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
A repost of the Weldon B grain elevator that I took a few years ago.
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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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Canada: Historic Sites of Manitoba - United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Fifth Avenue South, Virden)

Canada: Historic Sites of Manitoba - United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Fifth Avenue South, Virden) | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
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Canada: Future of grain elevators uncertain as one of the last repairmen retires | Snorker News

Canada: Future of grain elevators uncertain as one of the last repairmen retires | Snorker News | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.George Payette has been working with grain elevators across the Prairies in one way or
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Denmark: The adaptation and reuse of a silo in Copenhagen

Denmark: The adaptation and reuse of a silo in Copenhagen | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Completed in 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Images by Rasmus Hjortshøj. . The Silo is part of the transformation of Copenhagen’s Nordhavn (North Harbour) – a vast post-industrial development, currently bein
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China: The Dong Zhuang Museum of Western Regions in a former grain silo

China: The Dong Zhuang Museum of Western Regions in a former grain silo | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Dong Zhuang Museum of Western Regions
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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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