Landmark wind turbine to be removed
The company removed one turbine from the property and Stineman said he believed it was installed near Gladbrook.
However, the company dissolved before the second turbine could be dismantled and the crane company later assumed ownership.
August 19, 2012
by Mike Donahey
in Time Republican
A central Iowa landmark near the intersection of Iowa Highway 330 and Highway 30 may soon be gone.
A wind turbine estimated to be 75-foot tall on Consumers Energy's property west of Marshalltown will be removed in the future by the turbine's owner, according to Consumers Energy officials.
"The turbine is owned by a crane company," Jim Kidd, Consumers general manager, said Friday. "The turbine is essentially in storage on our property and not in the way. The owner had planned to remove it on two occasions but postponed. We are working with the owners until they have time to remove it."
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