Tillotson Construction builds new elevator in Glidden, Iowa

Glidden—The Tillotson construction company, Omaha, started work Saturday on a new reinforced concrete elevator for the Farmers Co-Operative elevator at Glidden.

Carroll (Iowa) Daily Times Herald, Monday, April 11, 1949

Glidden—As part of an expansion program at the Glidden Farmers Co-operative company, work begun April 13 on a reinforced concrete elevator with a 100,000 bushel capacity is progressing rapidly toward completion.

About 20 feet higher than the present buildings, the new elevator will be situated east of them. With the additional storage space the company, for several years the largest co-operative elevator owned and operated in Iowa, will be able to take care of a large amount of corn and beans grown extensively in the Glidden area.

The 100-ft.-high main storage part of the new elevator is up, and bin bottoms are being covered with concrete and hopper fill.

Approximately 35 men are working 10 hours a day on construction of the new elevator, which is under the direction of the Tillotson Construction company of Omaha.

It is expected to be completed by July or August.

Carroll (Iowa) Daily Times Herald, Wednesday, June 22, 1949 

 

 

One comment on “Tillotson Construction builds new elevator in Glidden, Iowa

  1. […] of elevators, a problem which eventually spelled the demise of the Churdan elevator’s twin at Glidden, Iowa, and also the Mayer-Osborn elevator at Maywood, […]

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