are these elevators of some sort? is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.


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Saw these in Kansas and I thought grain elevators. Looking more closely seems an odd structure for that. Anyone know what these are?

Bill Anderson

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Looks like a grain elevator to me. Were you standing on an abandoned siding or right of way when you took the photo?


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Agree, it appears to be an old/small grain elevator.

What strikes you as odd about it?


Grain elevator. Many in small towns on the plains of both U.S. and Canada. Train Time makes a nice wood model of this style. Looks like you are on a railroad right of way minus track. Location? Model needs to finished.


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