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Logan losing another historical structure

 

Photo from The Logan Banner This 102-year-old building on Hudgins Street, Logan, is being demolished. It was built in 1912 to house the Guyan Supply Co.
Photo from The Logan Banner
This 102-year-old building on Hudgins Street, Logan, is being demolished. It was built in 1912 to house the Guyan Supply Co.

LOGAN, W.Va. — Another relic of the town of Logan is in the process of disappearing. URCO Incorporated purchased the property from the State Auditor’s Office for taxes and employees are currently razing the 102-year-old structure located on Hudgins Street across from the Logan Post Office.

The building was built and opened in 1912 as Guyan Supply Company just as the local coal industry started to boom. Located next to the railroad tracks, it was convenient for the unloading of goods from trains which the fast growing area needed. Incorporated in 1904, the business was started prior to the building’s construction with 250 shares at $100 each for “the purpose of dealing in wholesale and retail; specifically, feed, flour, sewer tile, miners’ supplies, iron pipes and to acquire, own and lease real estate necessary for said purposes” as noted in County Clerk records…

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