Built by the Sterling Sugar Company and later acquired by Great Western, this plant, originally furnished with machinery moved from Saginaw, Michigan, had a capacity of 600 tons per day. Production had been increased by 1960 to 2,175 tons per day. The four-story factory, with white concrete storage elevators looming above, is unique in its construction on a floating concrete slab. The site includes a three-story superintendent's house with shingled dormers and a two-story office, both constructed around 1900. Closed in 1989, the plant was converted to beet storage for the working sugar plant in Fort Morgan.
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Great Western Sugar Company Plant
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