by Fred Kaye

Entry B53 from the History of Hooker County Nebraska
with permission of the Hooker County Historical Society

Fred and Theresa Kraye purchased prop-
erty located east of Mullen from Darwin
Mercure during March, 1968. This property
is where the old refinery was located. A
building presently used for storage is an
original building from the refinery. Kraye
Feed and Supply came into being. During
1970, the business took on International
Harvester parts, Chevron gas, Behlen build-
ings, and modular homes. In the late seven-
ties, New Holland equipment and parts were
taken on and International Harvester was

At the present time, our main business is
selling New Holland equipment and parts,
some tires, fence materials, tanks and wind-
break material. K&T Trucking is also based
out of this operation.