I wanted to highlight a few new contributions to the site, from BW Bandy and Marc Simpson. Click on the photos to see a larger version!
Mark Zulkoskey has been photographing grain elevators in Saskatchewan for 10 years, and has photographed all but nine of them.
Thank you, Mark, for contributing some of your work to this site!
You can see some of them as links from his contributor page.
I’d like to issue a warm welcome to my friend, Jason Paul Sailer.
Jason and I have gone railfanning and elevator fanning several times, both in “his” province of Alberta and “my” province of Manitoba.
A few elevators he has contributed photos of include:
BW Bandy travels the back roads in Alberta and beyond, looking for interesting buildings and signs to photograph and share. His blog Everybody Has To Be Somewhere is well worth reading, both for the photographs but also for his wry sense of humour.
Some of BW’s elevator photos can be seen at:
Welcome to Eric May, another contributor to Grain Elevators of Canada. Eric has contributed some photos taken in 1972 during a cross-country trip on the CN Super Continental passenger train. These photos provide a nice “time capsule” look at some elevators that either have changed significantly or disappeared entirely.
Some examples :
Photographer Jan Normandale has shared several of his grain elevator photos with us. Jan photographs a wide variety of subjects, from elevators to abandoned places to landscapes, and you can see some of his work on his Tumblr page.
A few elevators that Jan has shared: