Wooden, Occidental Flour elevator located in rural Montana.

Expired Film Project: Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota Grain Elevators

Admittedly, I have spent more time looking at the history and nuances of rural Canadian grain trade in the Prairie Provinces than the American Midwest.

This photo collection, at this juncture, has no research and is purely driven by aesthetics. My immediate observation when determining photo subjects was to document grain and flour elevators in the United States that are built in a similar architectural style to the Prairie Sentinel-style elevators that have become an iconic symbol of the Canadian Prairie.

Camera: Olympus Epic Stylus 35mm f/2.8 lens

Film: Expired Kodak Gold 200 (35MM)

 

 

Abandoned Gary depot with graffiti along train tracks during the summer

Gary, Indiana: An Introduction to an Urbanist Love Story

Google Map showing Duluth to Evanston
Little bit of a drive, eh?

During the summer of 2017, I moved from Duluth, Minnesota to Evanston, Illinois to attend university. It was a difficult move and I had a hard time reconciling that I would be leaving “Canada Lite” and trading Lake Superior “grains and trains” for EL cars.

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