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Who made those pretty red tiles? Part 2

Last month, I declared that a southern Minnesota tile-maker, A. C. Ochs, had probably made the 100-year-old Pillsbury grain elevator’s distinctive red tiles. I had my reasons. Turns out I was wrong. The brains behind mnbricks.com, Vince Godon, wrote to … Continue reading

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Who made those pretty red tiles?

Not every neighborhood has a 100-year-old red tile grain elevator. I’ve strolled past this Main Street landmark a million times and not really seen it. But in the right light and close up, those red tiles are very cool. Much … Continue reading

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