Standard Grain Elevator - Table of Contents ............ Grain Elevator Dictionary

2013 color photos
Exterior - Standard Grain Elevator

Hecker Elevator / Nesbitt Elevator / Pillsbury Elevator
1 St. Clair Street at Ohio Street Bridge, Buffalo, NY

In 2013, owned by and used by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) at 250 Ganson St., Buffalo

On this page, below:

South elevation from Ohio Street Bridge  On Buffalo River

South elevation from South Street  On Buffalo River

North elevation  On St. Clair St.

Built:
1928 - Mainhouse
1941(42?) - Annex
Designer:
A. E. Baxter Engineering Co.- Mainhouse
I.H. Faleide - Annex
Builder James Stewart Co. - Mainhouse
McKenzie Hague & Co.- Annex
See also: HABS (online March 2013)

Industrial Heritage Trail  Photo, map, history

South elevation from Ohio Street Bridge


Looking north.
The Buffalo River.  Photo taken from the  Ohio Street Lift Bridge
Left: Standard Elevator ..... Center: Edward M. Cotter fireboat ..... Right: Perot Malting Co. Elevator


Looking north.
 The Buffalo River.  Photo taken from the  Ohio Street Lift Bridge
Left: Standard Elevator ..... Center: Edward M. Cotter fireboat



Looking south.
Ohio Street Bridge at left



Standard Elevator office building (white) ...  Photo taken from Ohio Street Lift Bridge



The Buffalo River.  Photo taken from the  Ohio Street Lift Bridge
Reinforced concrete  workhouse (tall section) ... Seven bins ...  Marine leg at far right



Photo taken from the  Ohio Street Lift Bridge.
The Buffalo River ... Two marine legs






Standard's marine legs lowered into the hulls of a ship to extract the grain.


Roof.
Source: HABS (online April 2013)



Tip of marine leg that would be lowered into the hull of a ship to extract the grain.
Source: HABS (online April 2013)



The double doors opened to allow the marine leg to swing out and be lowered into the hold of ships.



Marine leg extended.
Source: HABS (online April 2013)



Modern substitute for marine legs


South elevation from South Street


South elevation from South Street.
Note Ohio Street Lift Bridge and also train at far right.



South elevation from South Street.


North Elevation on St. Clair St.


North Elevation on St. Clair St.


North Elevation on St. Clair St.
St Clair ends at Ohio Street (street at right). Note
Ohio Street Lift Bridge.
Building at far tight is the Buffalo Rod and Gun Club.





North Elevation on St. Clair St.
Like the bins, the (tall) workhouse is made of  reinforced concrete and constructed using the the slip form method.


North Elevation on St. Clair St.




Color photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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