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America’s breadbasket

By | September 28, 2021

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Grain-handling machinery including a hopper dumping into a conveyor
Grain-handling machinery including a hopper dumping into a conveyor
Here’s what it looks like on the lower level of a large concrete terminal grain elevator. Each bin in a row can discharge its contents onto a long conveyor belt, which carries grain to the main building. From here, grain can go up to a rail loading chute. Library of Congress collection

America’s breadbasket

Here’s what it looks like on the lower level of a large concrete terminal grain elevator. Each bin in a row can discharge its contents onto a long conveyor belt, which carries grain to the main building. From here, grain can go up to a rail loading chute. Library of Congress collection

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