GRAIN ELEVATOR SCHEMATIC
How Grain Elevators Work - Property - GRIT Magazine
The following is an excerpt from the chapter “How Grain Elevators Work.” Grain elevator construction. Grain elevators are usually seventy to one hundred and twenty feet tall, consisting of a headhouse, vertical storage spaces with grain bins of various sizes, an open work floor and a receiving pit. A driveway gives access to the work floor
How an Elevator’s Made: An Up-Close Look at the
May 13, 2015If you go back almost a century, the construction of a new elevator was a more common event, as the number of grain elevators in Western Canada peaked at over 5,700 in the 1930s. Since then, particularly since the 1990s, there’s been a shift toward much larger, more efficient concrete and steel grain terminals.