Wisconsin's Vanishing Silos

Legacies in Stone, Brick, and Wood

Burnett Center, Wisconsin
Burnett Center, Wisconsin
Concrete silos such as this one often outlive the old wood barns they served. In the early days of Wisconsin's dairy industry, silos came in a wide variety of shapes and materials. These older silos, a legacy of Wisconsin's early dairy history are rapidly disappearing.
Photography by Daniel Seurer