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Grainery in Decay

Here is a building they are making no more of.  Grainerys were forerunners to the modern day grain elevator and date back to 9500 BC.  The grainery above is also what some would refer to as a corn crib.  That … Continue reading

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Out of place

This corn crib is along MN Hwy 5 which now is a major highway.  The powerlines have ignored it.  People drive by with nary a glance or in many cases even a recognition of what this was, what it’s importance … Continue reading

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Coming Up Empty

This corn crib is a rarity these days.  I still see a few of the round ones around, but very few of the rectangular ones are left.  The emptiness and the cold grey of the day seem to work hand … Continue reading

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A Way of Life Being Sold

This is a scene that is played out across rural America again and again.  As farmers retire or die, there is no one to pass the family farm onto because the kids have all moved away to the city to … Continue reading

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