List of grain elevators

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List of notable grain elevators:



Home Grain Co. wooden cribbed elevator at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village in Alberta, Canada.

British Columbia


The Port Perry mill and grain elevator, circa 1930. Originally built in 1873, the building remains a major landmark to this day. The original line of the PW&PP Railway can be seen in the foreground.

* Inglis - Inglis elevator row, last surviving elevator row in Manitoba with a total of four elevators. Now designated and protected as a National Historic Site of Canada.

  • Niverville - Western Canada's first grain elevator, erected by William Hespeler in 1879 [1]
  • Plum Coulee - grain elevator refurbished as a restaurant and meeting rooms.
  • Holmfield - Harrison Grain elevator and flour mill - still owned by the Harrison family


  • Port Perry - formerly Curries Grain Elevator(1873)and A.Ross and son, Port Perry Canadas oldest grain elevator or granary still stands as a sentinel on the edge of the Queen Street, Port Perry, Scugog the prestige shopping district on the shores of Lake Scugog. A must see for all old mill and grain elevator enthusiasts.This grain elevator is far older than the ones in Elva, Manitoba and Fleming, Saskatchewan by almost twenty years and the second oldest grain elevator in the Americas.




Swissmill Tower, upper Limmat Valley in the Canton of Zürich

United States

Baltimore, Maryland

Buffalo, New York

a photo along Elevator Alley in Buffalo, New York
  • Cargill Pool Elevator, previously named the Saskatchewan Cooperative Elevator was built in 1925 offered a total holding capacity of 2.1 million bushels in 135 bins.
  • Cargill Superior elevator, marked as Cargill "S", built between 1914 and 1925.
  • Concrete-Central Elevator, Buffalo, New York The largest transfer elevator in the world at the time of its completion in 1917.
  • Connecting Terminal, Clearly visible from across canalside and the Commercial Slip the structure is now used for boat storage.
  • General Mills Plant, or "The Frontier Elevator" General Mill's Buffalo factory is a large scale grain mill and cereal production facility, most notably producing Gold Medal brand flour, Wheaties, Cheerios and other General Mills brand cereals.
  • Dart's Elevator, the world's first steam powered elevator - built in 1842.
  • Great Northern Elevator, built in 1897 by the Great Northern Railroad.
  • Lake & Rail Grain Elevator, part of the "elevator alley" The Lake and Rail produces over 2,700,00 pounds of flour a day.
  • Marine A grain elevator, also part of the "elevator alley" and across from the Lake & Rail Grain Elevator.
  • The Standard Elevator, was named after the Standard Milling Company and built in 1926.
  • Wollenberg Grain and Seed Elevator, wooden "country style" elevator formerly located in Buffalo, New York; destroyed by fire in October 2006.



Historic Cooperative Elevator, a row of corrugated steel hopper bottom bins on the left and cribbed annex bins on the right, Crowell, Texas

North Dakota



Reading Company Grain Elevator near Center City, Philadelphia, now converted into offices
  • The John Thompson Coal Sheds and Granary, the only wooden grain elevator in Pennsylvania. Located in Lemont, Pennsylvania.

South Dakota

Zip Feed Tower two days after its attempted demolition.
  • Zip Feed Tower, tallest occupiable structure in South Dakota from its construction in 1956-1957 until its demolition in December 2005.


Other countries

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