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Cargill Electric Grain Elevator, Buffalo, NY
Cargill Electric Grain Elevator
Black & white photograph
Maximum print: 13.2 x 21
2007

Prices:

13.2 x 21
Print…………….……$50
Matted in 20 x 28......$70
Matted & framed…..$100

7 x 11
Print…………….....…$25
Matted in 11 x 14…...$35
Matted & framed...….$50

When this elevator was completed in 1897, it was probably the first all-electric grain elevator in the world. The concrete cylinders shown in the photograph were added in 1940 and are actually half-cylinders that form a self-buttressing wall around six huge open bins.