Grain Elevator (Dankin, Saskatchewan)

  • mauresque 9y


    Yeah - it's stuck on its own in a field next to a track off a minor highway.
  • stephanie.dana 9y

    i love that there is nothing else around it.
  • mauresque 9y

    Thanks everyone - I appreciate all the positive comments!
  • dan_haugh 9y

    LOL I hope no one lives there anymore- looks haunted! GReat and beautiful though. Your really doing good work Maurice. ^__^
  • mauresque 9y

    By the way, there's a different shot of the same elevator here .
  • Darrin PRO 9y

    i love this. Thanks for adding it to Song of the Prairie.
  • mathteacher... PRO 9y

    WoW how tall it is. Surprised the writing is still so clear....neat find!
    My Country Road
  • Tim Van Horn 9y

    I photographed this elevator in 1997 and it was silver then, not red. wow what a change.
  • dan_haugh 9y

    Yes I'm surprised by the clearness of the writing to after all these years even though I don't have any idea how old the building is!!! LOL!!! Awesome picture again Maurice!!!
  • Murfomurf PRO 9y

    Sheesh- you couldn't swim far in there!
  • snapawayoungman 9y

    document as many as you can! I used to live in Saskatchewan and I always loved the elevators...something so sad and poetic about them. This is a beautiful photo..keep it up!!!
  • Bluesrose PRO 9y

    Oh... what a wonderful house! :))
  • mauresque 9y

    Thanks for the comments and faves. And for the encouragement. (I'd love to take more pictures of these elevators but we have a baby due in the new year so I doubt I'll be making many road trips...)
  • Mario Strim 9y

    Geat photo. I love the worn and weathered look of it.
  • ourwid 9y

    This solitary soul of the prairies - sad and poetic yes, and in this photo you have made it special, with its head in gorgeous clouds.
  • Glen Van Etten PRO 8y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called I Love Grain Elevators., and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • Jim Howe PRO 8y

    Very nice shot, shows a lot of character.

    Seen in I Love Grain Elevators. (?)
  • lemon hound 8y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Innovative Canadiana, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • Seattle rainscreen PRO 7y

    What a great photo and find. Captures the mood of the great plains.
  • jamica1 PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called History of Canadian Science and Technology, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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Taken on May 19, 2005
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