The end of a silo


In the early dawn, a high reach trackhoe frames a silo marked for demolition

This seventy year old silo had been disintegrating for years and was becoming a risk to nearby buildings. This silo was so old that it used horeshoes and wagon wheel rims for reinforcing. I arranged for its demolition and was able to capture the process in still images and video.


The demolition of a local landmark is news in a small community and merits sufficient explanation to enable understanding and acceptance.

This event made the Floyd Press and is discussed in more detail with pictures and a video clip on the Jacksonville Center website.

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