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South Africa: Grain Elevator in Cape Town's Table Bay harbour is focal point of new development

South Africa: Grain Elevator in Cape Town's Table Bay harbour is focal point of new development | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it

News on this one looks to be very exciting - though still 'under wraps'. Looking forward to the day soon when plans for re-use of this building can be made public.

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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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USA: Photographing the Silent Sentinels of Washington State

USA: Photographing the Silent Sentinels of Washington State | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
RT @sworegonarch: Latest blog post from SW Oregon Architect: Silent Sentinels http://t.co/1f9ZdPJcJY Evocative images of grain elevators by…
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USA: Vacant grain silos in Chicago up for auction, future uncertain

USA: Vacant grain silos in Chicago up for auction, future uncertain | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
A/N Blog - Quicks hits and big thoughts from The Architect's Newspaper
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USA: New York grain silos being turned into huge beer ad

USA: New York grain silos being turned into huge beer ad | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack.
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USA: Grain Elevator images in the HAER records

USA: Grain Elevator images in the HAER records | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
RT @BrutalHouse: Grain Elevators

http://t.co/pyuwxa1Zjf http://t.co/qfqykXwqvI
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funny how an 8 year old blog can suddenly emerge from the depths of the interwebs to make itself known again.

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Canada: Grain Elevators of the Glenboro Subdivision

Canada: Grain Elevators of the Glenboro Subdivision | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“New blog post: Grain Elevators of the Glenboro Subdivision: Come with me while I show you the grain elevators ... http://t.co/ZjqLlnqu1L”;
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Canada: Mortlach, SK

Canada: Mortlach, SK | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
We drove by the Mortlach grain elevator that, thankfully, was still standing. I'd taken it before but this time there was a large puddle of water nearby offering a great reflection.
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USA: Grain of Truth - taking stock of the relics of Chicago's era as the world's "Stacker of Wheat"

USA: Grain of Truth - taking stock of the relics of Chicago's era as the world's "Stacker of Wheat" | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
By David Witter Grain elevators were the city’s first skyscrapers, rising up as high as fifteen stories along the Chicago River and Sanitary and Ship Canal from downtown to the South Shore, supplyi...
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Argentina: Grain silos converted into apartments in Colegiales, Buenos Aires.

Argentina: Grain silos converted into apartments in Colegiales, Buenos Aires. | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it

Grain silos that have been converted into apartments in Colegiales, Buenos Aires. http://t.co/kjlEud9FGo

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South Africa: Cape Town's old grain elevator being reconstructed as #ZeitzMOCAA

South Africa: Cape Town's old grain elevator being reconstructed as #ZeitzMOCAA | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Our construction team sent us this incredible photograph from the top of the old grain silos. #ZeitzMOCAA http://t.co/QC71eseKSn
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The headworks over the silo annexe have been removed, exposing the tops of the 6 x 7 rows of silos.

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Canada: Spruce Grove elevator museum

Canada: Spruce Grove elevator museum | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“Did you know that @citysprucegrove @ElevatorMuseum had three grain elevators? http://t.co/KpVpl49unQ”;
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USA: Grain elevators in Corpus Christi, Texas

USA: Grain elevators in Corpus Christi, Texas | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“Grain elevators, Corpus Christi, Texas, May 2000 Photo by Robert Jones Photography (Grain elevators, Corpus Christi, Texas, May 2000 Photo by Robert Jones Photography http://t.co/FaCxwQSALe)...”
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Canada: Grain commission puts 80 years of elevator info online

Canada: Grain commission puts 80 years of elevator info online | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Canadian Grain Commission WINNIPEG — Thanks to a partnership with the University of Alberta Libraries, data on grain elevators in Canada collected by the Canadian ...
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Grain Elevators in fiction

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Grain Elevators in Fiction pic.twitter.com/UvItJvyt4E
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NOT to be taken too seriously, but @excitingbooks is a great feed for somewhat off-the-wall (and phony) book titles.

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Canada: Carey grain elevator demolished

Canada: Carey grain elevator demolished | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
What is believed to be one of the last wooden elevators to be built in Manitoba came crashing to the... - Local - The Carillon
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Canada: Prairie Lighthouses

Canada: Prairie Lighthouses | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Specializing in photographs of wooden grain elevators, and other rural subjects in Manitoba, Canada
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Photographer Jeff Hoeppner specialises in Canada's wooden grain elevators.

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USA: Elevator 'D', St. Louis

USA: Elevator 'D', St. Louis | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
What Are Grain Bins Doing Next To IKEA? St. Louis Public Radio One big example is Elevator “D,” a grain terminal at 4040 Duncan Ave., neighboring the soon-to-be home of IKEA, the much anticipated Swedish furniture store.”
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Canada: Moose Jaw, SK

Canada: Moose Jaw, SK | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
I just had to stop, again, and take a photo of the Moose Jaw grain elevator. I stopped at the side of the highway and took it through the window of the car.
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UK: Plymouth's grain elevator (2008)

UK: Plymouth's grain elevator (2008) | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
As demolition of a Devon landmark begins, one man who worked there in the 1960s shares his memories of the Plymouth grain silo.
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USA: Oklahoma's 'cathedrals of the plains' fading out

USA: Oklahoma's 'cathedrals of the plains' fading out | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
Maintaining the grain elevators that dot Oklahoma is an expensive proposition.
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Canada: Silos Transformed Into Murals By Os Gemeos

Canada: Silos Transformed Into Murals By Os Gemeos | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
A blog about Advertising, Goodvertising, Architecture, Art, Graphics, Design, Movies, Music, Photography and Fashion (This would be so cool to do with grain bins!
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Canada: Rowley Grain Elevator Row, Alberta

Canada: Rowley Grain Elevator Row, Alberta | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“In the spring of 1909, Premier Rutherford of Alberta announced his government’s commitment to a vast program of railway expansion in Alberta. To do this, the government offered to guarantee the bo...”
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Canada: Manitoba's Grain Elevators

Canada: Manitoba's Grain Elevators | Grain Elevators | Scoop.it
“@TkachykFarms hi, do you own the former Pool grain elevator in Elm Creek? I'm documenting elevators in MB http://t.co/Jtta0kMpvJ”;
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