Workers are continuing the arduous task of hauling away the debris from a huge old shoe manufacturing plant in West Endicott.

Demolition crews started tearing down the massive five-story former Endicott Johnson building on North Page Avenue more than seven weeks ago.

Hundreds of tons of debris are being hauled from the Town of Union site each day. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

Much of the rubble has been hauled away from the site by tractor-trailers operated by Gorick Construction Company of Binghamton. Some piles of bricks and metal scrap remain on the property as the work proceeds during the snowy and windy conditions.

People who live in the surrounding neighborhood still stop to view the progress in clearing the site across from West Endicott Park.

Broome County sold the property for $100,000 so Vestal-based National Pipe and Plastics could construct an office building near its factory.

A plaque commemorating the Endicott Johnson plant is expected to be placed at the site next year.

Rusting old fuel tanks from the West Endicott shoe factory on December 13, 2018. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

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