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Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative provides electrical service in Nowata, Osage, Rogers, Tulsa and Washington Counties.
Verdigris Valley operates as a nonprofit organization. Therefore, all monies in excess of the operating costs and expenses of providing electric power to its members are credited to a capital credit account for each member. The amount allocated to member's capital credit account is based on your annual electric usage.
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Ted Wright -- last update 9/29/2005 (CoopTeardown1.html)
Copyright 2005 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma

Old Farmer's Cooperative
Sept. 28, 2005
SK&O Right-of-Way Cleanup
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Hazardous Former Co-Op Building Being Removed
A September 1948 ad for the grand opening of the Farmer's Union Co-Op elevator listed E. Thresher as Manager and Dale McDoulett as Plant Manager. The 50,000 bushel capacity feed processing plant listed the following features: feed grinding, mixing, molasses mixing, feed and seed cleaning, seed separating, public weighing over new bonded 80,000 lbs. capacity scales.
What a difference a day makes! (comparing the photos above and below) ... I got caught up yesterday with other activities and did not catch the top falling but instead have just a stub of a building remaining Thursday morning which will also be gone by the end of today. -- Ted