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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Belmont, RM of Prairie Lakes)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Belmont, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes, occupied the site of a former elevator purchased by United Grain Growers from Canadian Consolidated Grain in 1959. Renovated in 1966, it was destroyed by fire on 18 April 1973. Rebuilt as a 109,000-bushel elevator and crib annex in 1974, it was closed permanently in January 1999 and demolished in October 2000.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1945

Guy Jenkins

1945-1960

Norval George Taylor (1902-1991)

1960-1963

George Campbell Porter (1927-1996)

1963-1966

George Capon

1966-1984

Ray W. Mullin

1984-?

Ron Hebner

?-1999

?

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Belmont

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Belmont (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 Belmont

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Belmont (June 1997)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41039, W99.45311
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Concluding a chapter of prairie history,” Baldur Gazette-News, 10 October 2000, page 1.

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

Obituary [Norval George Taylor], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 January 1991, page 36.

Obituary [George Campbell Porter], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 August 1996, page 35.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 25 June 2018

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