Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Frenchman Valley Coop Building Flat Storage Facility

A huge project is in the works at the Kimball Frenchman Valley Coop on the north side of the railroad tracks. From a distance, a crane is visible but up close the boot pit is visible.

Previously, corn had been stored on the ground to the east of the scale at Frenchman Valley Coop. Corn will still be stored in that location, but the corn will now be housed in a flat storage facility.

The Kimball flat storage facility completion date is Oct. 1 and it has been a year in the planning and construction phase. According to Grain Operation Manager Joe Wollenhaupt from Imperial, it will hold 2 million...