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

Purchased Silos           

Workhouse/Round Storage Bldg  1926

Malting House  1930

Rectangular Grain Elevator  1936

W. Kreiner Sr. Diest  1947

Kreiner Malting Co. 1960

Reogranized             

W. Kreiner Jr. Dies  1968

H. Kreiner Dies  1971

Buffalo Malting Corp. 1975

Closed in 1986              

William McDaniel 1986

Purchased Buildings             

Silos At Elk Street 2016

Buildings Purchased at Auction             

1920 Prohibition Starts

              US bans production, transportation and sale of alcohol

1933 Prohibition

         Ends

1959 St. Lawrence Seaway Opens

1960 Erie Railroad Merger

              Railroad to 50 Elk Street Abandoned

1820

1900

1925

1950

1975

2000

2020

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.

1899

1926

1950

1981

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.

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