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Buffalo's Grain Elevators


HAER - Historic American
Engineering Record*
PRS
Page
Current
Status
Capacity,
bushels

Dimensions
Year(s)
Built
Note
NY-249 Page | Data | Photos American Adaptive Reuse 3,650,000   1906, 1931 Silo City
NY-243 Page | Data | Photos Concrete-Central Vacant 4,500,000 960'x72' 1915 - 1917  
NY-245 Page | Data | Photos Connecting Terminal Vacant 1,048,000 223'x66' 1914  
NY-260 Page | Data | Photos Eastern States Demolished 2,327,000   1934, 1946  
NY-248 Page | Data | Photos Electric Vacant 7,750,000   1897, 1913, 1940  
NY-244 Page | Data | Photos General Mills Grain Storage        
NY-256 Page | Data | Photos George Urban Demolished 150,000   1903  
NY-247 Page | Data | Photos GLF Vacant 1,854,700   1909, 1936, 1941  
NY-240 Page | Data | Photos Great Northern Vacant        
NY-257 Page | Data | Photos H-O Oats Demolished        
NY-258 Page | Data | Photos Kreiner Malting Adaptive Reuse 380,000   1925, 1936 Architect's office
NY-251 Page | Data | Photos Lake & Rail Grain Storage        
NY-252 Page | Data | Photos Marine A Adaptive Reuse       Silo City
NY-259 Page | Data | Photos Meyer Malting Demolished        
NY-250 Page | Data | Photos Perot Malting Adaptive Reuse       Silo City
NY-254 Page | Data | Photos Saskatchewan Cooperative          
NY-246 Page | Data | Photos Spencer Kellogg Cement storage 1,000,000 283'-4"x56'-8" 1909  
NY-241 Page | Data | Photos Standard Grain Storage        
NY-253 Page | Data | Photos Superior     320' x 67'-4"    
NY-242 Page | Data | Photos Wollenberg Demolished 25,000   1912  
NY-239 Page | Data | Photos Overview          

Others Mentioned at HAER

The appendix to this document (photos) has information on these elevators:

  • Buffalo Cereal
  • Cloverleaf Milling Co.
  • Dakota
  • Dellwood
  • Great Eastern
  • Iron
  • John Kam Malting
  • Monarch
  • Pratt Foods
  • Ralston Purina
  • Riverside Malting

*HAER is the Historic American Engineering Record (main page), a project of the National Park Service. HAER provides documentation of engineering works and industrial sites. Twenty-one in-depth reports, with photographs and drawings, on Buffalo's grain elevators were produced in the 1990s. More information here.

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Added 2018-09-12 • Last changed 2018-09-19