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Manitoba
History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Dominion City, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

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A 110,000-tonne grain elevator and annexes in the village of Dominion City, on the CPR Emerson Subdivision in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, were operated by United Grain Growers. The facility closed on 31 January 1999 and was demolished later that year. UGG took over the nearby Manitoba Pool elevator.

Managers

Period

Manager

Sep 1917 - Sep 1918

James Waddell

Sep 1918 - Feb 1919

H. M. Brisbin

Feb 1919 - Jan 1920

D. J. McDonald

Jan 1920 - Aug 1920

Closed

Aug 1920 - Dec 1923

James Waddell

Dec 1923 - Aug 1924

Closed

Aug 1924 - Aug 1946

A. S. “Sandy” Calder

Aug 1946 - Jun 1950

M. A. “Mac” Cruickshank

Jun 1950 - Aug 1959

Don Sutherland

Aug 1959 - Jan 1964

Wally Biggar

Jan 1964 - Aug 1986

Jim Anstett

Aug 1986 - 1990

Jim Hildebrand

After 1990

See Manitoba Pool Elevator

Photos & Maps

The former Manitoba Pool and UGG grain elevator at Dominion City

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Dominion City (1981)
Source: Glenn Dickson

Site Location (lat/long): N49.14288, W97.15646
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Cliff Hunter, and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 22 February 2016

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