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Old May 13, 2010, 6:54 PM   #11
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I have no expertise whatsoever but my immediate reaction was - grain silos. We have them over here

Funny comment by vv. Typical Gothenburg humour - playing with words - homonyms in this case. I'm happy it has spread over the ocean

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i guess next time i will have to post a much better picture so we can argue over that
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Old May 13, 2010, 9:47 PM   #13
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i guess next time i will have to post a much better picture so we can argue over that
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The picture is fine. Grain silos are to prefer to nuclear weapon silos. Photo is about reality. No need to get stuck in the beuty trap. Wowy beautiful pictures can be tiresome. Easy to forget

You got a fine picture here, dealing with reality, the hallmark of photography. You can be proud of the picture

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i do like the post-processing here. and a pleasing photograph.

growing up in the river bottom corn fields of illinois, i have seen my fair share of these too
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ronin,

The picture is fine. Grain silos are to prefer to nuclear weapon silos. Photo is about reality. No need to get stuck in the beuty trap. Wowy beautiful pictures can be tiresome. Easy to forget

You got a fine picture here, dealing with reality, the hallmark of photography. You can be proud of the picture

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thank you kindly. now i just have to figure out for sure what the heck it is
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i admit that i stand corrected on this one. last night i was able to see this building complex from another side a lo and behold a gigantic logo with a corn plant smacked me in the face. so grain silo 100%.
in my defense though, i also saw a small separate area right in front of those silos, which had a concrete mixing machinery/buildings/silos whatever you call those things. and an array of concrete trucks as well. a completely separate business literally 50 feet away from those grain silos, which is the ultimate reason for my previous doubts.
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i also saw a small separate area right in front of those silos, which had a concrete mixing machinery/buildings/silos whatever you call those things. and an array of concrete trucks as well. a completely separate business literally 50 feet away from those grain silos, which is the ultimate reason for my previous doubts.
That's not really unusual either since cement/gravel is most economically transported by water as well. We had the same confluence of grain and cement in Davenport for a long time.

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That's not really unusual either since cement/gravel is most economically transported by water as well. We had the same confluence of grain and cement in Davenport for a long time.

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so i am only an hour away from you
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so i am only an hour away from you
Yes, I knew we couldn't be that far away when your profile said Iowa and you mentioned the Mississippi.

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