Rural landscapes: the weathered remnants

GRAIN ELEVATORS, MOSSLEIGH, ALBERTA

There was a time when these distinctive examples of prairie architecture were common sights in Canada’s western provinces. Now, finding them is a BIG reason to stop and make pictures. There are actually three elevators along this stretch of track in Mossleigh (a hamlet about 65 kilometres southeast of Calgary), but the third one is so new that visually, it just doesn’t fit with these two.
In this scene, I wanted something to counterbalance the elevators and train, so I got as close as possible to the fence, then as low as possible to push the posts above the horizon. And just like that, I have my counterbalance!  🙂
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter

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