Tuesday, September 8, 2015

American Icon

Grain Elevator
Oshkosh, NE
July 2015
Many of these gentle giants (grain elevators) are disappearing from the rural American landscape. While on a morning walk, I was delighted to find this one next to the railroad tracks in Oshkosh.

Previous posts about other grain elevators can be found here.

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  1. That's a great shot! I love grain elevators and remember the smell of sweet grain when passing them.

    Wonder why they are disappearing?

  2. There was one where my Grandmother lived in Montana. Have no idea if it is still there.

  3. What a beautiful picture! I love those clouds.

  4. Yes many are just a bump in the road...great photo! :)

  5. Another great Plains picture Nancy!

  6. Great shot! I took one similar to this on our way home from Washington. I think it was in Montana somewhere.

  7. Another great photo that reminds me of my youth and visits to the grain elevator with my dad.


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