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.

Directions:
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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