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Apr 30, 2017


Demolition of Old Structure

Building is removed to make way for Minco's Historical Society Museum

The former dry cleaners and Minco Minstrel buildings as they appeared August 2003. DSC01288a-7x10.JPG (99708 bytes)
On Tuesday, March 16, 2004, volunteer Eugene Vickrey demolishes what is left of the buildings with his backhoe/front end loader.  He and Roy Koerner each provided a dump truck for debris removal. DSC01729-7x10.JPG (154823 bytes)
The machine took out two large trees as well. DSC01732a-7x10.JPG (159553 bytes)
Roy Koerner waits for his dump truck to be filled. DSC01741-7x10.JPG (164374 bytes)
Bill Ocker clears out fallen trees for removal. DSC01746-7x10.JPG (211920 bytes)
The final wall comes tumbling down. DSC01747-7x10.JPG (182145 bytes)
By 5:00 PM, the lot is cleared. DSC01761-7x10.JPG (148127 bytes)
The Minco Historical Society Executive Committee voted Eugene Vickrey a Lifetime Membership in recognition of his outstanding contribution.  Presenting the membership to Eugene is Marvin Woodworth, society president, and Conn Charlton, vice president. DSC01760-7x10.JPG (186899 bytes)
And this now empty lot  is where the Minco Historical Society and Museum will be located.  NOTE:  Click on each picture for enlarged view.