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Perot Malting Elevator
American Malting  / Genesee Brewing Elevator

100 Childs Street in the First Ward in Buffalo, NY
Part of Silo City

History

Mainhouse and Elevator

Malthouse

Marine tower

Industrial Heritage Trail Photo, Map, History

Silo City Maps

See also:

HABS (online June 2013) The main source of information on this elevator

3 drawings illustrating how grain elevators work


Built:
1907
1933 additions
Original owner:
Perot Malting Co. Dissolved in 1963.
1984 owner:
Genesee Brewing Co. through its subsidiary Fred Koch Malting Company
Feature:
The second example of reinforced concrete elevator construction in Buffalo.



Special thanks to Silo City owner Rick Smith for his cooperation, and to Silo City steward "Swannie Jim" Watkins for his assistance. PHOTO

Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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