Posted by grant (kansas city, United States) on 18 October 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.
Another cool shot that makes me wonder...Do you go looking for these odd structures, or do they just appear?
18 Oct 2008 6:27am
@Mindy: thanks mindy. they definitely just appear...
yeah another wonderful image Grant. you are great at this !
18 Oct 2008 8:40am
@Matt Sutton: thanks very much matt
Thanks for sharing your b/w photos, I learn so much watching your site.
This is a mini-silos?
18 Oct 2008 11:11am
@Nill@: i'm embarrassed to admit that i don't know exactly what this is for - corn i'm guessing.
Intriguing find. And shot to perfection. (Sparks has been a goldmine for you!)
18 Oct 2008 5:42pm
@Bill: thanks bill. i spend two long days there twice a year, as my girlfriend scours the flea market for hidden treasure. i guess you can tell i enjoy the sights.
This is a solid black and white. Really good. Uh, oh, a small confession. (I'm so embarrassed) When I first opened this up - my first thought was: "Wow, cool - a think tank for lawyers!"
18 Oct 2008 6:18pm
@Stephen Phillips: that's pretty bad stephen... (might even call it a corny joke?)
Love the dark triangle shadow pointing to the door. Odd, interesting structure and the shadows as always are terrific.
18 Oct 2008 7:50pm
what is this shelter, anayway a good and intringing shot
18 Oct 2008 9:47pm
@kerfendal: yes, but for crops, not people or animals
Terrific image Grant, but what is the round container... a pig shelter maybe ?
18 Oct 2008 10:47pm
@Observing: thanks mike. i know this much - it's for plant rather than animal life.
One of those little corners I love to discover. This a relic, you might put silage, shell corn, or grain in one. best...jerry
18 Oct 2008 10:50pm
@ordinaryimages: thanks for the information jerry. that's about what i thought. do you have a name for it?
I really like this, things I never see here, and they are just so intriguing to me. As always, I just love your tones and good eye!
19 Oct 2008 1:47am
wow -- very cool indeed! what is the relevance of Sioux? a mysterious shot -- quite intriguing!!
19 Oct 2008 4:12am
@dj.tigersprout: thanks dj. jerry at ordinaryimages gave me enough information to google your question - it appears to be a grain bin made by the sioux steel company of sioux falls, south dakota.
If they let it go much longer, it'll be hidden from site. Nice one.
19 Oct 2008 1:23pm
"do you have a name for it?" Simply called bins, Sioux bins, Butler bins etc.
19 Oct 2008 2:47pm
@ordinaryimages: thanks jerry. that was enough for a google search and so a little more information.
This is the one NASA lost on one of those Apollo missions. Haha. Nice find.
20 Oct 2008 6:42pm
I can't even imagine shots like this saying anything interesting in color. You're a master of b&w.
23 Oct 2008 4:33pm
@Twelvebit: i really appreciate your comments. this is the same yard as 'souix.'
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