Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Kitchen Canister Silos

A row of stubby, cylindrical grain bins on a private farm are labeled Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Flour. First painted by the Hordynski family as kitchen canisters in 1985, restored in 2020.

Off route 62 between Mt. Vernon and Evansville, visible on hill on north side of road. 9 miles W outside of Evansville and 14 miles from US 41.

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Kitchen Canister Silos

It seems as though the owners have painted over the lettering on the silos so they are just silos again.

[Rusty Campbell, 10/16/2019]

Kitchen canister silos.

Kitchen Canister Silos

The four kitchen canister silos are just off the road.

[Linda B, 04/07/2015]
Kitchen Canister Silos

Outside of Evansville, there is a farm with a series of 4 short silos. The words painted on them are TEA, COFFEE, SUGAR, FLOUR. They look like kitchen canisters.

[Bruce Bilmes, 10/28/2000]

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