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Grain elevator  (definition)

A grain elevator is a tower containing a bucket elevator, which scoops up, elevates and then uses gravity to deposit grain in a silo or other storage facility.

Articles tagged with Grain elevator (1)

Twilight of a prairie icon

Country elevators once handled entire western harvests. Today, they are fading from the horizon.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, September/October 1997
Department: Feature stories
Contributors: ,

Article ID#: 2418

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