Aug 21 2009

North Almont, ND

Just north of Sims and not too far from Curlew stands what’s left of North Almont, ND.

North Almont ND Elevator

As a farmer’s daughter and a farmer’s wife, I have a special place in my heart for old grain elevators, but this is one of the most beautiful I’ve seen.

To see more travel photos, visit Photo Friday at DeliciousBaby.

Learn more about the North Almont elevators, and see Rob Reeves’ beautiful photo of the North Almont Elevators.

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11 Comments to “North Almont, ND”

  1. Jen on 21 Aug 2009 at 9:57 am

    What a beautiful shot! What a beautiful view for a picnic or a reading session!

  2. jessiev on 21 Aug 2009 at 12:03 pm

    lovely, lovely photo. i love old farm buildings. thanks!

  3. Tim on 21 Aug 2009 at 1:01 pm

    Old farm buildings are neat to shoot. I can spend hours shooting one barn or old farmhouse.

  4. Caitlin - Roaming Tales on 21 Aug 2009 at 1:07 pm

    Beautiful! I’m glad you told me what it was. Being a city girl from a foreign country, I wouldn’t have known otherwise.

  5. marina k. villatoro on 21 Aug 2009 at 8:04 pm

    Now that is an amazing shot. It so captures everything about the place! The solitude, the farmer’s way of life, and tranquility.

  6. Annika Nelson on 22 Aug 2009 at 10:12 pm

    Sad news: The railroad felt that the old elevators were a safety hazard and needed to be destroyed. They were demolished last week. It was a sad day for Almont and New Salem residents as those elevators stood as a sentinel on the railroad for so many years.

  7. Dominique on 23 Aug 2009 at 1:04 pm

    Oh, that is sad news. I hate hearing stories like that.
    I’m glad Linda had a chance to take this photo and share it with us, though.

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