Question About a non-ADM modern Grain Elevator

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by WM-N-fan, Jan 29, 2002.

  1. WM-N-fan

    WM-N-fan Member

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    The other day in Timonium Md. I saw a modern grain elevator that wasn't the ADM one (which I have). A dealer sold it built up (by him) at 30$. I wonder what it is? I checked all the grain elevators at walthers in N. It was significaintly shorter than the ADM elevators. Maybe someone can help me.
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    upguy Oregon Western Lines, CEO

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    It's hard to tell exactly what you mean from the description. What do you mean by modern? Do you mean it is a concrete column or another kind of building materal? Is it possible that the structure was kitbashed...perhaps from a Medusa Cement or the Western Coal Loader? Or is it a structure like this post? (Which would be modern, but not as modern?)

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    I know its not Madusa or the Flood Loader. It's concrete like ADM, but shorter and it has no sheds, and a 5-8 story skinny tower part compared to a wide 12-15. I know it's not scratch built, because I also saw it on a few layouts there.
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    upguy Oregon Western Lines, CEO

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    There is an elevator out there somewhere that I think is called the Heartland Elevator or something like that. I don't know the manufacturer or even if it is still in production. I have seen it a few times on eBay. Maybe someone else can help shed some light on this topic.