vanishing prairie subject

Started Oct 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
OP Maraya Contributing Member • Posts: 500
Re: vanishing prairie subject

Windancer wrote:

Very nice image Barb. I do like the applied texture.

Here are 2 of mine, one was taken at Stoney Beach with a D300 c/w 17-55/2.8 lens and the other one was taken at Willows, Saskatchewan with a D300 c/w 17-55/2.8 lens.

I have been photographing some of the Elevators still standing in Saskatchewan, but as I said before they are coming down at an alarming rate:


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Hi Terry,  I share your sentiments.  I am very sad to see the prairie grain elevators disappearing so quickly.  Thank you for posting those two.  I think my fav from your gallery is the one from Indian Head.  Although it is in winter, that is for me the prairies.

I also see in your shots that many farmers have taken over the elevators and have kept them up.  That is the case here too.  It seems the little towns can keep going and even thrive for the business and traffic the elevator or auction or both bring in.  Here is another I did of the Stavely Alberta Wheat Pool elevator which is now owned by the Husted Farms.  It is in great shape and Stavely seems even has a hotel and good looking town office.

Husted Farms Elevator, Stavely Alberta

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