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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Somewhere up north of us...

All these shots are of the same grain elevator...taken as we were slowly passing or paused in traffic...
Just had to convert this one to:
I think it looks like it could have come from an earlier time in B&W.
This one is from on down the road...we had stopped at a gas station...as we were leaving, Roger paused and I rolled the window down and grabbed this shot.

13 comments:

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Great shots - I like the sequence as you passed by.

Stephanie said...

These are wonderful shots!

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

A fine old building, beautifully photographed. Even being stuck in traffic has occasional advantages.

EG CameraGirl said...

Wonderful old grain elevator! They are very rare in my parts! I see tons of BIG, FAT silos in groups, though.

Nancy Chan said...

Nice series. I love the converted B&W one. Have a fabulous Sunday!

TexWisGirl said...

i like graineries.

don said...

I like your variety of shots of this elevator. The last one helps us understand the setting the elevator and dos important it is to the complex.

Small City Scenes said...

I like the far-away shot. Looks like the elevator and the whole place was painted red at one time.
MB

Sandra said...

no favorite today. I love them ALL... this is to cool...

McGuffy Ann Morris said...

I love this series. Where is this grain elevator located? I have a particular fascination and appreciation for grain elevators. My husband is a long haul trucker who frequents cattle country. I have taken many pictures of these historic and nostalgic buildings while trucking with him. Thanks for sharing!

Debby Ray said...

I think b&w does add the aged look to some photos and you are right about this...it does look like it was taken years ago! I grew up near a large grain elevator that was probably about 5 miles from my home. Every year at Christmastime they placed a huge star on top and I can remember looking out my upstairs bedroom window and being able to to see it on a clear night!

Tom said...

Somewhere up north of us... that narrows it down a bit. I always stop to photograph grain elevators, this one has a bunch of neat signs.

Revrunner said...

Would be interesting to see those chutes in action.

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