There are about 100 wooden grain elevators remaining in Manitoba. This list is the top 10 of interest to photographers based on how they look, where they are located, and whether they have original logos on them. Old wooden grain [...]
In the map below are pretty much all the remaining wooden grain elevators in Saskatchewan. Below the map I’ve also included the top 18 grain elevators that would be of interest to photographers. These either are in really pretty spots, are really old and have a decrepit feel to them, or have original logos on them.
Check out the top 20 grain elevators in Alberta to photograph. These elevators are judged on how interesting they are to a photographer based on original logos, appearance and environment. I started shooting grain elevators in Alberta in 2001 just as they increased the frequency of demolition and painting over logos.
Many of these elevators are now museums or have been restored, some are in ghost towns and some in the middle of nowhere.
Hope you enjoy! And feel free to let me know what is your favorite grain elevator to photograph.