November 24, 2020

MaxYield 100 Years: Dickens Co-op Elevator & Lumber Co.

SWest Bend 15042913010_0001 hh (1024x791)In this week’s look back at MaxYield Cooperative’s history…we share the front and back cover of the Dickens Cooperative Elevator and Lumber Company’s annual report form 1954.

Sales at the conclusion of 1954 totaled more than $1.02 million, with net earnings of $42,487.10.

Then manager Russell Uhl stated in the report, “The manager takes this opportunity in presenting you with your 1954 Financial Statement of the Dickens Cooperative Elevator and Lumber Company.”

“I wish to thank each member for your fine support and cooperation you have given me during the past years and with this loyal support, we can look forward to making the Dickens Cooperative Elevator Co. bigger and better in the years to come.”

The cooperative in Dickens was established in 1938, and in 1991 merged with West Bend Elevator Company.


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