The Romance of Urban Decay II

Here is a piece from Charles Burchfield titled, “Grain Elevators.”

Grain Elevator

Grain Elevator

In 1842, the first grain elevator was built in Buffalo, NY. It was built by Joseph Dart, a Main Street retail merchant, at the foot of Commercial Street on the Buffalo Creek, in Buffalo.Here is a link to the History of the Grain Elevators in Buffalo, NY.

Here is a link to the Grain Elevators and the surrounding areas in Buffalo, NY.
Some images of the grain elevators in Buffalo, NY:


Here is a link to the Marina and Grain Elevators on the Buffalo River, w/ Skyway bridge in background.

There is an interesting article on the interiors of the Buffalo grain elevators in Buffalo Rising.

more to come…

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