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Burton Bros., landmark building, is down - V

2013-11-06 - Corner of Fairground & Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener. This was the scene at the site of Burton Bros. station, the 1950's era building which was a landmark for some 60 years. Demolition started this morning, and by 4pmCT, only a small amount of debris remained for Pyles Excavation to remove. The property is owned by Rob Wilkerson, who also owns the Hancock Building the property adjoining on the east side of this lot. Wilkerson is retrofitting the Hancock Building as a manufacturing facility where conversion of Toyota vans to assisted mobility vans will be undertaken. Already, Wilkerson's Assisted Transportation System facilities in Green River Commerce Park employ approximately 30 people. An additional skilled jobs will be added with the opening of the Toyota plant.
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