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Location DB > United States > Kentucky > Owensboro > Green River Steel Mill
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Green River Steel Mill
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created by aparis99 on 7/3/2010 9:24 PM
last modified by aparis99 on 6/6/2012 1:52 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
350,000-square-foot
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: forget it - It's gone
 Physical Information
Address

Owensboro, Kentucky
United States
Owner: Hwy 60 East
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
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  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1953
    Closed: 0
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     History

     Media Coverage
    JUNE 29, 2010
    OWENSBORO, KY - NEWS 25 learns the rest of the Green River Steel mill in Owensboro could be demolished.

    Owensboro Riverport Authority President Ed Riney told us plans to sell the property off US 60 don't look promising, and the group will now consider demolition bids for what is left of the old steel mill.

    Riney said the Riverport had been working with a Louisville barge manufacturer to buy the property, but he said a deal likely wouldn't happen now.

    He told us the best option is to put the property back on the market and start taking down what's left of the old tenant. Riney said the Riverport Authority could earn a million dollars from selling scrap steel that's still on the property.
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    Feb 2007 trip
    Sat, Jul 3rd, 2010
    posted by aparis99
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    Tue, Jul 13th, 2010
    posted by aparis99
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 6/6/2012 3:13 AM.

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  • on Jun 6 12 at 3:13, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jun 6 12 at 1:52, aparis99 changed the following: Recommendation
  • on Jun 5 12 at 17:43, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jun 5 12 at 16:06, EsseXploreR changed the following: Status
  • on Jul 14 10 at 2:13, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 13 10 at 12:36, aparis99 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 13 10 at 12:34, aparis99 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 13 10 at 12:33, aparis99 created a new gallery
  • on Jul 5 10 at 1:11, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jul 3 10 at 21:39, aparis99 made this location available
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