Roundup of Tillotson elevator photos from Hartley, Dalhart, and Gruver, Tex.

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In Hartley, Tex., an old Dodge pickup reposes in view of the Tillotson elevator’s rounded headhouse.

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Tillotson Construction Co. records don’t show it, but we think the storage annex at Hartley was one of their later jobs.

 

 

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I have to confess I don’t know where in the Texas Panhandle this was–nothing in my notes about it–but here’s a random elevator complex that seems worth sharing. 

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A closer view of the metal-clad wooden elevator. Note the modest eaves, which reduced the chance of catching sparks from a passing train.

 

One comment on “Roundup of Tillotson elevator photos from Hartley, Dalhart, and Gruver, Tex.

  1. kocart says:

    These are marvelous. I especially love the truck! I guess I have an affection for old trucks.

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