Gallery: Disused Coal Silo Turned Into Bustling Restaurant Overlooking ...

Long before the superhighway to Toronto was built, tourists flocked to Ontario via the Great Gorge Railway and steamships originating in Lewiston, New York where an old coal silo stood. In 1938, the railway was dismantled and the giant concrete silo became obsolete - until 1997, when Mr. Richard Hastings from Youngstown approached the city and offered to turn it into a restaurant. It is now known as The Silo and it attracts hundreds of people every day.

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