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This Old
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Beaver, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

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A wooden grain elevator at Beaver, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone, was operated by United Grain Growers until it closed around 1988. The elevator is no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1920

J. J. Harrison

1920-1921

O. B. Lang (?-1921)

1921-1921

W. E. Cook

1921-1922

J. N. Wemyss

1922-1923

Glover Stinson

1923-1924

John McCall

1924-1925

J. C. Dillabough

1925-1926

William Dickie

1926-1927

J. H. Lamont

1927-1927

Ralph Chisholm

1928-1928

W. J. Wilson

1929-1931

Jack Galloway

1931-1934

B. Richardson

1934-1939

Adnie R. Graham

1939-1942

Glen C. Cryderman

1942-1945

J. McCrea

1945-1956

Norman L. Johnson

1956-1960

J. Court Denham

1960-1962

K. J. Armstrong

1962-1968

C. S. Smith

1968-1973

Glenn J. Wright

1973-1980

M. G. Turner

1980-1984

Ron Rankin

1984-?

John Wright

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver (1969)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver (1969)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Beaver (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.06034, W98.69549
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Gladstone East topographic map, 62J/3 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

United Grain Growers Fonds, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 16 September 2016

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