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  • Worley family: a part of NM since 1929

    Bill Worley, Guest columnist|Updated Mar 14, 2023

    For anyone curious about the history of the concrete grain elevator being demolished in Portales, this vignette about the Worley family business in Portales is being posted. The demolition is of the last remnants of the lifework of Olan, Clarence, Bob and Victor Worley in the form of the concrete elevator on Commercial Street in Portales near its intersection with Abilene Avenue. The Worley family became a part of New Mexico history beginning in 1929 when Olan and Clarence put...