We have a very similar looking building near our railway line - its some kind of elevator powered by a huge water tank in the roof - not in use and fairly derelict now (a good photo for next week perhaps). It's in an area of rejuvenation so I guess at some point something will be done with it. Great photo!
I would love to see that. I am so fascinated by these old structures.
Oh wow! that is an old grain elevator. There used to be a similar one not far from here, but it is gone now. Great pic. Thanks for linking up.
It is sad to see them disappear. I try to capture all of the old stuff. That is our history! Thanks, Roan.
Wonderful old grain elevator beside the tracks!
Thanks. The end of an era, perhaps.
Oh, love this!
Thanks, Amy. It's pure nostalgia, for me.
Thank you, Beth.
I really, really like this image...great perspective too.
Thank you, Anni! I appreciate that!
Neat building and great photo ~ xoxoartmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)
I thank both of you!
Back in the day..I was a Stew for Central Airlines. I have landed in a lot of Kansas towns.....and remember many a scene like this. Nice choice...Janey
Thank you, Janey. Bill is a long haul trucker. I took this at 65 MPH, out the window of the rig, as I do almost all of my road shots. I love this kind of scene.
Thanks, T. I love old things.
Fantastic piece of the past ...hope it still stands. Great shot at 65mph !
I took this last February. I believe that it is still there. It is cattle country, so there are a few old ones left.
That really is an oldie ... I assume it is no longer in use except maybe as a landmark. Awesome shot, McGuffy ...Andrea @ From the Sol
Some are, though this one is not in use. I love the old (farm) structures.Thanks!
Nice! We actually have an old grain elevator on our property. We used it a bit, but it got pretty tired and wasn't worth the expense to repair it to some sort of usable condition. Sign of the times, I suppose?
Thanks, Ken! I love this kind of thing. The history is great. Thanks for commenting. It is good to hear from you!
It's both interesting and beautiful!
I agree, Patty. Well said.
A lovely capture. These kinds of places are always very interesting to see!
Karen, they are to me, too. Thank you.
Curious building. I wonder what the top structure is...an office, an apartment?
The tower of the grain elevator has the bucket system. which scoops up the grain. It then carries it from lower levels to upper levels for storage.
There must be a lot of history attached to this old grain elevator.Hugs,JB
I wish I knew! I love this kind of historical structure!
What a great find! I wonder how long it was a working site.
I wonder that, too. Thanks!
That's just rustic and well-aged...not really rubbish. Hugs, Janet
I agree...the meme title is ironic, really. The links are all beautifully aged things that are abandoned or forgotten. Hugs.
these kind of places just drive my curious streak crazy!!! I just want to go there and explore and know the story behind that building.
Me, too. I want to explore it, and its past.
Nice shot of the grain elevator.