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884 views/36 faves/28 October 2012

Taken As Is late evening, at Meadows, Manitoba, Canada with the sun setting behind me…To view larger click HERE

This old elevator was one of the first built by Paterson Grain Co. on the CPR mainline at the turn of the century. It has stood the test of time and is now abandoned, and not in use at all…. It has been replaced by a modern cement Elevator nearby at Rosser, Manitoba. No other info could be acquired at the time of posting, sorry…Meadows is in the heart of Manitoba’s grain belt, about 45 kms Northwest of Winnipeg

Canon XTi, w 55mm Lens, AV 14.0, Shutter speed 1/400, ISO 400

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“If you’re not from the prairie, you can’t know my soul,
You don’t know our blizzards, you’ve not fought our cold.
You can’t know my mind, nor ever my heart,
Unless deep within you, there’s somehow a part…
A part of these things that I’ve said that I know,
The wind, the sky and earth, the storms and the snow.
Best say that you have — and then we’ll be one,
For we will have shared that same blazing sun.”

If you’re not from the prairie book…by Dave Bouchard

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A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Brian Cole
    Brian Coleover 3 years ago

    Get a great mood from this shot. Wonderful work Larry.

  • Good Morning Brian
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Yelena Rozov
    Yelena Rozovover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous lighting!!

  • Good Morning Yelena
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 3 years ago

    Wow, fabulous ligthing Larry. It looks awesome. It’s such a shame these old elevators are no longer in use and are just left to rot. Beautiful work my friend.

  • Good Morning Teresa
    So glad you liked it
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Steve
    Steveover 3 years ago

    striking colour and light, good shot Larry

  • Good Morning Steve
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work, Larry! My, you’re good!!

  • Good MorningDot
    I appreciate your kind comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...over 3 years ago

    Oh Larry, this is slated to be one of your classics I think. Gorgeous color and composition. A Fave. :>)) Leslie

  • Good Morning Leslie
    I appreciate your kind comments
    And the courtesy of a fave BTW…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 3 years ago

    Great capture Larry and a great addition to the group!!

  • Good Morning Blair
    I appreciate your kind comments
    Hope all is well in your part of this world

    – Larry Trupp

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    Wow what a capture Larry, a real golden beauty!

  • Good Morning Tina
    I appreciate your kind comments
    And the courtesy of a fave BTW…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Malcolm Chant
    Malcolm Chantover 3 years ago

    WOW what a Dramatic shot, another favorite for me young Larry.

  • Good Morning Malcolm
    I appreciate your kind comments
    And the courtesy of a fave BTW…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 3 years ago

    Great lighting on that building Larry.

  • Thanks Gary
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

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