JS West - 100 years in the making


1909

J.S. West Founded - 1909


J.S. West is founded in Modesto, selling grain and coal
1910

First Feed Delivery - 1910


The company begins delivering feed in the Central Valley
1917

First Weigh Voucher - 1917


An early weight voucher for 6,000 pounds of oats and hay
1922

Ice Plant - 1922


JS West builds an ice plant in Modesto
1928

Fuel Oil Business - 1928


The company expands into the fuel oil business and opens a service station in Modesto
1928

Fuel Oil Delivery - 1928


JS West starts a fuel oil delivery business
1930

Auto Sales - 1930


JS West sells and services cars, and also offers tires and recapping services
1930

Feed Mill - 1930


The company builds a new feed mill to mix animal feed
1930

Feed Mill - 1930


The company builds a new feed mill to mix animal feed
1936

Propane Business - 1936


JS West enters the propane business
1937

Propane Appliances - 1937


The company begins selling propane-powered appliances
1949

Appliances & Furniture - 1949


The appliance store in Modesto expands to include furniture
1949

Appliances & Furniture - 1949


The appliance store in Modesto expands to include furniture
1957

Fire - 1957


A fire destroys the feed mill on Ninth Street in Modesto
1958

Rebuild Mill Modern - 1958


JS West builds a larger and more modern feed mill in Modesto
1958

Rebuild Mill Modern - 1958


JS West builds a larger and more modern feed mill in Modesto
1960

Egg Farmer Co-Op - 1960


JS West forms a co-op to process and market eggs called Rebecca Farms
1961

ATL Propane - 1961


The company expands its propane business by forming Allied Truck Lines
1972

New Furniture Store Built - 1972


JS West opens a larger and more modern furniture store in downtown Modesto
1976

Ethan Allen - 1976


JS West adds an upscale furniture store, Ethan Allen, to its household division
1976

Ethan Allen - 1976


JS West adds an upscale furniture store, Ethan Allen, to its household division
1984

Feed Store Opens - 1984


The company expands its feed business by opening a new location in Turlock
1991

Cal Eggs - 1991


Rebecca Eggs and Santa Rosa Eggs form Cal Eggs
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
1999

Hilmar Plant Built - 1999


Built high-tech egg processing plant in Hilmar
2016

Mill Closes - 2016


After 87 years, JS West closes the mill in downtown Modesto
2017

Cage Free - 2017


JS West - goes cage FREE
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J.S. West - 100 years in the making