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Holly Sugar Factory, Grand Junction

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Built in 1899, the Holly Sugar Factory in Grand Junction was the first such factory built in Colorado. It processed beets into sugar. The factory was shuttered during the Great Depression but reopened in the 1950s as a processing plant for uranium mined elsewhere on the Western Slope.

Location: 
Grand Junction
Place: 
Mesa County
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Date: 
1920-30

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