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Crews from Hansen Construction work Friday to remove grain bins by the Spicer Elevator. Once asbestos reports are completed, the entire elevator will be removed this year. All the materials from the demolition will be recycled. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Spicer elevator to be razed and recycled

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SPICER -- A grain elevator that had once been a vital part of Spicer's agricultural economy and skyline is being razed and recycled.

Crews from Hansen Construction of Spicer are in the process of demolishing metal grain bins, a grain dryer and towering elevator where -- for decades -- grain had been bought and sold and transported on long-gone rail lines.


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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750