Historical Tour of the Buffalo River and the Shipping Canal

Sponsored by the Buffalo Industrial Heritage Committee Inc. - August 4, 2002

Tiles used on exterior in attempt to decrease heat transfer to grain inside silos

Corrugated steel on grain loaders

Monolithic structure built by pouring a continuous layer of concrete

The Michigan Street Bridge

Noted architect Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus Movement, influenced by the lines and construction of the grain elevators.