Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Westland Oil Fire - Buildings Destroyed
Buildings were destroyed in the explosion and fire at the Westland Oil Company in February, 1947 that house five businesses. Those buildings were home to Mandan Creamery and Produce Company, Westland Oil Company Service and Bulk Station, Riverside Café, Minot Farmers Co-operative Grain Association and Tavern and Becwar and Cedarstrom Texaco Company. Also businesses extensively damaged were Bridgeman Creamery, Monagin Power Equipment, Farmers Union Co-op store and Lowe’s Grocery….