Knowles Grain Elevator - Knowles, Oklahoma
Posted by: BruceS
N 36° 52.533 W 100° 11.669
14S E 393544 N 4081732
Quick Description: Grain elevator in Knowles, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2012 9:54:14 AM
Waymark Code: WME5QV
The Knowles Grain Elevator was constructed in 1913 for the Sappington Grain Company. It was a line elevator on the Wichita Falls and Northwestern Railway which began servicing the town in the summer of 1912. The elevator is a woodframe elevator sheathed in corrugated metal. The elevator serviced eastern Beaver County until the Great Depression and Dust Bowl led to it being abandoned.
County / Borough / Parish: Beaver
Year listed: 1983
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Periods of significance: 1900-1924
Historic function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current function: Vacant/Not In Use
Privately owned?: yes
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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