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Sign: Gan Shmuel - The grain tower

Unnamed Road, Gan Shmuel, Israel
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On the sign:
מגדל התבואות
נבנה בשנת תרצ"א (1931) ונועד לאחסון הגרעינים בממגורות. עד אז נאספו הגרעינים בשקים שמילאו את החצר הגדולה. הזיפזיף והחול הובאו על גבי גמלים.
בתפקידו זה שימש המגדל עד שנת 1957.
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The sign is part of a series of signs depicting buildings in Gan Shmuel’s history

The following photo taken that day shows the grain tower and the sign itself Click for a larger image

The grain tower is also defined as a heritage site and appears on this site Click for sign's details

Translation of the text on the sign:
The grain tower
Built in 1931 and designed to store the grists in silos. Until then, the grists were collected in sacks that filled the large yard. The plum and sand were brought on camels.
In that capacity, the tower served until 1957.

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