Grain Elevators

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9781878271358: Grain Elevators

In this astonishing collection of photographs and drawings, Lisa Mahar-Keplinger documents on of the most American of building types: the grain elevator, revealing them as symbols of the American collective unconscious. Winner of an AIA Book Award, Grain Elevators is a companion volume to Wood Burners.?

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The Grain Elevator is a quintessential American monument. Mahar-Keplinger's crips yet haunting photographs are works of art, and her text reminds us that the American equivalent of the Gothic cathedral or the Egyptian pyramid is more than just a subject beloved by artists...[It is] a good introduction to the development of the American silo and is about silos as objects of beauty. William Morgan, University of Louisville

Anyone who's ever seen the immense grain elevators scattered like cathedrals across the American landscape will be enchanted with this modest, beautifully-designed and illustrated book. Travel Books Worldwide

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