Photo Credit: Alex Mead
Seen here is an elevator storage building. It was once used to store building materials, such as gravel, to ensure proper moisture content for making concrete was maintained in any weather conditions. On the right side of the building the conveyor belt used to lift the material into the silos can be seen quite clearly. Conveyer handling of materials is quite efficient and is still used today to load gravel, and other granular material like corn, into silos for storage.