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Sedalia Democrat 

Missouri farm built in 1930s to be dismantled


August 31, 2018

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — After weathering nearly eight decades and two notable tornadoes, a piece of Pettis County's farming history is slowly being dismantled.

The Reine dairy barn, built in 1939 by Robert R. Reine and Charlie Allcorn and now owned by Reine's son Albert Reine, once processed, bottled and delivered milk to local residents. Reine, who recently sold 252 acres to Nucor Steel Sedalia LLC and 83 acres to the county, said that dismantling the barn is bittersweet, the Sedalia Democrat reported. The large barn sits next his home on the 250 acres he still retains. It is being taken dow...

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