Rural landscapes: the prairie skyscrapers


It was about -20 that afternoon, but there was no wind so spending time finding compelling compositions of this scene was quite pleasant.
Grain elevators, once an iconic sight on the Canadian prairies, are now quite rare. Most have been torn down and replaced by giant concrete storage units at strategic locations. So whenever I find an elevator, it becomes a photographic priority.
In this instance, the photo benefits from strong western sunlight and drifting snow on the railway lines.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter

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