Adventures in History Series: Grain Elevators
Social Studies (NYS K-12 Framework Common Core)
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Today, Buffalo’s grain elevators serve as a reminder of the city’s rise and decline as a world leader in the transshipment of grain. Author Henry H. Baxter documents this history and includes images, drawings, and graphs to support his analysis of their construction and functional capabilities.
This pamphlet is one of twenty-seven volumes in the Adventures in WNY History Series, which were produced based on the collections and archives of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. The contents of the pamphlets, including the images, are copyrighted by the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. They can be used exclusively for educational purposes described under the federal copyright laws. Some original copies may be purchased from the museum shop.
This pamphlet is appropriate for students studying local and New York State history.
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