[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Grain Storage Centre
mark+osm at carnildo.com
Fri Apr 5 18:40:09 UTC 2019
On Fri, 5 Apr 2019 16:38:56 +0000
Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> On Friday, 5 April 2019, Richard Welty wrote:
> > On 4/5/19 11:19 AM, Cédric Mélac wrote:
> > > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Grain_Storage_Centre
> > > Defintion: A large site with many silos and barns which
> > > concentrates crops from farms around before selling at best
> > > prices.
> > these are commonly called Elevators in the US. i don't know what
> > british usage is.
> British usage is silo.
> They are in my experience, I live in a rural area, found on
> individual farms rather than in any facility. Farms will tend to
> store grain themselves.
> Farming around here, certainly arable, is on an industrial scale. I
> imagine these are associated with co-operatives and relatively small
American English grain elevator:
American English silo (a small one, and probably not used for storing
grain. Places that have standalone silos tend not to be places that
have Google StreetView):
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