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Stafford Mill and Studebaker Collector

The 1951 Studebaker Commander was the heartthrob of collector Elmer Steinle. The Great Bend Tribune ran a feature story about his collection this week of 1987.

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Each week we’ll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We’ll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to update you on what “the rest of the story” turned out to be.

This week, we head back to September, 1987.  Twenty-five years may seem like a long time to some, but to others, it’s barely the blink of an eye.  

Still, a look at what the price of beef was going for at the time tells the story in ...

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