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Manitoba Business: Ogilvie Flour Mills Company

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In November 1954, it purchased most of the assets of one of its competitors, the Lake of the Woods Milling Company. Five years later, most of its country elevators were sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators.

Some corporate records are held at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

General Managers

Period

General Manager

1888-?

Frederick William Thompson (1862-1912)

Country Elevators (Manitoba)

Location

No.

Rail

Built

1949 Capacity
(bushels)

Annex

Comments

Altamont

 

CN

1905

33,000

1941

Sold to UGG (1960), demolished (1967)

Altona

 

CP

?

39,000

1941

 

Arnaud

 

CP

?

32,000

 

Sold to UGG (circa 1961)

Ashbury

 

CP

?

30,000

 

 

Broomhill

 

CP

?

?

 

Sold to Manitoba Pool (c1945)

Carnegie

 

CP

?

31,000

 

 

Clanwilliam

 

CN

?

33,000

 

 

Deloraine

 

CP

?

33,000

1941

 

Dugald

 

CN

?

35,000

 

 

Dunrea

 

CN

?

31,000

1952

 

Elkhorn

 

CP

?

32,000

 

 

Fortier

 

CN

?

33,000

1940

 

Franklin

 

CP

?

40,000

1940

 

Gilbert Plains

 

CN

?

31,000

1940

 

Glenboro

 

CP

?

32,000

1953

 

Grandview

 

CN

1902

30,000

1940

 

Griswold

 

CP

?

41,000

 

Sold to UGG (circa 1961)

Hazelridge

 

CP

1911

20,000

1940

 

Holland

 

CP

?

35,000

 

 

Howden

 

CN

?

35,000

1940

 

Kaleida

 

CP

?

40,000

1941

 

Kelloe

 

CP

?

33,000

 

 

Keyes

 

CP

?

30,000

 

 

Lauder

27

CP

?

 

 

 

Lenore

 

CP

?

32,000

 

 

Longburn

 

CP

?

?

 

 

Manitou

 

CP

?

34,000

1940

 

Margaret

75

CN

?

 

 

 

Mather

 

CP

?

28,000

 

 

McTavish

 

CP

?

23,000

 

 

Melita

 

CP

?

32,000

1940

 

Minnedosa

 

CP

?

31,000

 

 

Mollard

 

CP

?

?

 

 

Napinka

 

CP

?

33,000

1957

 

Neepawa

 

CP

?

35,000

1957

Sold to UGG (circa 1961)

Newdale

 

CP

?

32,000

1941

 

Niverville

 

CP

?

35,000

 

 

Oak Lake

 

CP

?

35,000

 

 

Oak River

 

CP

?

29,000

1941

 

Oakville

 

CN

?

32,000

1940

 

Oberon

 

CP

?

33,000

 

 

Petersfield

 

CP

?

22,000

 

 

Pierson

 

CP

?

26,000

1940

 

Pilot Mound

 

CP

?

34,000

1941

 

Plum Coulee

 

CP

?

33,000

1941

 

Rathwell

 

CP

?

40,000

 

 

Rosenfeld

 

CP

?

35,000

1940

 

Rosser

 

CP

?

34,000

1950

 

St. Claude

 

CP

?

32,000

1953

Sold to UGG (circa 1961)

Sinclair

 

CP

?

34,000

 

 

Starbuck

 

CP

?

40,000

1940

 

Stonewall

 

CP

?

?

 

Leased to Manitoba Pool (1928)

Thornhill

 

CP

?

36,000

 

 

Tilston

 

CP

?

30,000

 

 

Treherne

60

CP

?

40,000

1955

 

Two Creeks

 

CP

?

31,000

 

 

Virden

 

CP

?

29,000

 

 

Winkler

 

CP

?

35,000

1940

 

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Flour Mill (Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Record of Country Elevator Receipts, Expenses 1922-23 to and including 1955-156, Lake of the Woods Milling Company Limited, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Ogilvie Flour Mills fonds, MSS120-L-128.

Ogilvie - Lake of the Woods Purchase, File 7, RG 4, Manitoba Pool Elevators fonds, Series B, Central Office Records, B.14, Acquisitions, Box 1: 1937-1977, S. J. McKee Archives.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 December 2016

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