Checking out the biggest grain bins

At the Elite Octane ethanol plant in Atlantic.  There are two of them built by Sukup Manufacturing, 156 feet diameter, 168 feet tall and they hold nearly 2 million bushels of corn:

Bin 1

In fact, Charles Sukup says it would take a line of semi's 27 miles long to fill these things:

Bin 2

That roof is a long way up there!

Bob in 3

He's not a small guy but certainly appears that way!

Bob bin 4

That's the sweep...10,000 bushel per hour.

Bob bin 5

Taking a peek in the door.

Bob bin 6

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