SILOS AT ELK STREET HISTORY
50 Elk Street Growth
Buffalo Malting Timeline
50 Elk Street Timeline
Kreiner Leher Established 1878
F.A Dole Malting 1890
Kreiner Leher 1910
Workhouse/Round Storage Bldg 1926
Malting House 1930
Rectangular Grain Elevator 1936
W. Kreiner Sr. Diest 1947
Kreiner Malting Co. 1960
W. Kreiner Jr. Dies 1968
H. Kreiner Dies 1971
Buffalo Malting Corp. 1975
Closed in 1986
William McDaniel 1986
Silos At Elk Street 2016
Buildings Purchased at Auction
1920 Prohibition Starts
US bans production, transportation and sale of alcohol
1959 St. Lawrence Seaway Opens
1960 Erie Railroad Merger
Railroad to 50 Elk Street Abandoned
Events that Effected Malting Business in Buffalo, NY
1825 Erie Canal
Buffalo thrives as a shipping town
Below is a series over overview maps showing the growth at 50 Elk Street.
Created by Sanborn Maps these and may others were develponed with the purpose of assessing fire insurance liability
to include detailed information about buildings in approximately 12,000 urban US towns and cities.
Building to stay competitive in the market.
As industry advanced through the years the building at 50 Elk Street grew and morphed to embrace new technology.