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A photographic review of concrete elevator parts and components

Story and photos by Kristen Cart

Some time ago, one of our readers requested the picture of an elevator pit. It is one of the more unglamorous parts of a grain elevator, but as I was going through old photos, I found one. 162 more words

Architecture

Full specifications of Tillotson Construction's elevator in Moscow, Kansas

Our friend Linda Laird has asked if the Tillotson Construction Company’s records included any Kansas elevators. The answer is yes, and here’s an example.

In 1948, Tillotson built an elevator of reinforced concrete at Moscow, in the extreme southwestern corner of the Sunflower State. 549 more words

Architecture

Flat storage for corn extends capacity at locations like Mitchellville, Iowa and Traer, Kansas

Story and photos by Kristen Cart

During the heyday of elevator building, no sooner did an elevator go up, than it filled up, and left a town wanting for storage. 372 more words

Architecture

The J. H. Tillotson-built farm elevator at Traer, Kan., is still standing, but idle

Story and photos by Kristen Cart

The road to Traer, Kan., was a bit obscure. The town is south of McCook, Neb., across the border, on unpaved secondary roads. 568 more words

Grain Elevator