Grain Elevators - Table of Contents

Monuments of a Vanished Prosperity: Buffalo's Grain Elevators and the Rise and Fall of the Great Transnational System of Grain Transportation
Published in
Reconsidering Concrete Atlantis:  Buffalo Grain Elevators. L. Schneekloth (ed.). 
Buffalo, NY: The Urban Design Project and the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier, 2007, 17-42.

By Francis R. Kowsky


Part I: The Development of Buffalo as a National Center of the Transshipment of Grain Prior to 1860

Part II: Increased Grain Trade and the Evolution of Grain Elevator Design, 1860s-1890s

Part III: 1890s to 1930s: The Evolution of the Modern Elevator

Part IV: The Decline of Buffalo as a Grain Transshipment Port after 1959

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