Andrews, high in the
mountains, is a major regional
center and station stop. The
station has ample passenger
and freight handling capacity. It
also provides packing and
crating services, even frozen
food storage. The Westward Ho
House, which is in close
proximity to the station,
provides accommodation to
Andrews Lumber Co. has a sawmill complete with millpond at Andrews to
receive logs from the region, including deliveries from Sowbelly and
A large facility, Findley’s Detritus, handles waste materials, perhaps the
bark and sawdust from the sawmill operation, in which case it may be
ahead of it’s time in making use of, rather than burning, such refuse.
Behind Findley’s Detritus stands a large grain elevator complex and flour
mill. The mill supplies flour to Superior Bakery in Great Divide.
Compressed Space Ltd.
beside the millpond and
dam claims to sell space
by the barrel or the car
load. A sight gag, when
viewed through the
skylight mirrors made the
interior look huge!
Oil deliveries, and
shipments of compressed gas from the Leming Compressed Gas Co., are
handled at a facility beside Findley’s Detritus.
Other industries at Andrews include A. Fenton Produce, a company that
claims Andrews to be the BROCCOLI CAPITAL OF THE WORLD!