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New elevator to be built in county

Workers were busy building forms and pouring concrete Tuesday afternoon for the boot and dump pits for the new grain storage bins at Great Bend Co-op’s Boyd facility

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Dennis Neeland, operation manager at  Great Bend Co-op, spoke Tuesday with The Tribune about a new elevator the company is building at Boyd, west of Hoisington.
In the 1970s, Great Bend Co-op purchased elevators at Boyd and Dense Spur, respectively located west and south of Hoisington.  While a small concrete building still stands, the Dense Spur elevator, located just north of the television tower on U.S. 281, was torn down years ago.  The Boyd operation, consisting of an old wooden elevator and three steel tanks, finally reached the end of its usefulness earlier this year.  
Passersby might recognize Boyd ...

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