The Men of Slip-Formed Concrete

R.O. Tillotson

Our Grandfathers’ Grain Elevators is a collaboration between Ronald Ahrens and Kristen Osborn Cart.

Bill Osborn, 1923

Our grandfathers built mid-20th-century grain elevators in North America. That means they used concrete. We’re out to document their production.

For example, here’s a Tillotson Construction Company elevator, photo by Kristen on November 27, 2011.