Hutchinson, Farmers Cooperative Commission, C&B

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Hutchinson, Farmers Cooperative Commission, C&B - Ground will be staked tomorrow for new tanks to...
Ground will be staked tomorrow for new tanks to increase capacity of the Farmers Co-Operative Commission Commission Co. three-year-old grain elevator at First and Halstead to; nearly one and one-half million bushels by harvest. 11. C. Morton, general manager, announced a contract for erection of IB new tanks had been let to Chalmers & Borton. Hutchinson contractors and engineers who erected the present 70<l,0U(!-tmshel elevator m IH3H. John T. Borton of the construction firm announced announced actual excavation would commence commence Monday. Cost of the near-800.0(lf)-bushel addition was not. divulged. Morton said exact capacity of the completed completed structure, comprising the present elevator and additional tanks, would be 1,450,000 bushels. The new tanks will be 125 feet tall and will be augmented by 23 interstice bins. The tanks wi I feet in diameter. Unofficial estimates ot the cost ranged from $75,000 to $90,000. The addition will make the Farmers Farmers Co-operative elevator the fourth largest at Hutchinson, exceeded exceeded by structures owned by Security Elevator Co., 2.000,000,000 bushels; George E. Gano Grain Co., 2.000,000, and C. D. Jennings Jennings Grain Co., 1,500,000. be i

Clipped from The Hutchinson News14 Apr 1939, FriPage 1

The Hutchinson News (Hutchinson, Kansas)14 Apr 1939, FriPage 1
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