The iconic prairie grain elevator painted CPR red.  They peaked at 5758 in 1933.  Used to load grain on railcars these wooden version are slowly disappearing from the landscape.  This one is in Bents SK

The iconic prairie grain elevator painted CPR red. They peaked at 5758 in 1933. Used to load grain on railcars these wooden version are slowly disappearing from the landscape. This one is in Bents SK

A grain elevator and tractors on the prairie near Bents, Saskatchewan country-magazine.com

A grain elevator and tractors on the prairie near Bents, Saskatchewan country-magazine.com

This is a gorgeous and almost surreal photo of grain elevators in Montana.

Old Grain Elevators

This is a gorgeous and almost surreal photo of grain elevators in Montana.

southern Saskatchewan; grain elevator; train tracks; sunset; caboose; Gravelbourg; Western Elevator; wood elevator; Canadian Pacific Railway; Great Western Railway; prairie icon; heritage site; Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company

southern Saskatchewan; grain elevator; train tracks; sunset; caboose; Gravelbourg; Western Elevator; wood elevator; Canadian Pacific Railway; Great Western Railway; prairie icon; heritage site; Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company

Weathered wooden wagon wheels resting before an abandoned grain elevator on the North side of the tiny town of Flora, ND.

Weathered wooden wagon wheels resting before an abandoned grain elevator on the North side of the tiny town of Flora, ND.

Peterborough Lift Lock.  The boat elevator

Peterborough Lift Lock. The boat elevator

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