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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Dutton Siding, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

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A wooden grain elevator and annex at Dutton Siding, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Gilbert Plains, was built in 1920 and operated by United Grain Growers. An attached annex was added in 1940. The complex was closed in October 1976 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1920-1923

George H. Pierce

1923-1924

N. R. McGregor

1924-1925

G. B. Fraser

1925-1926

A. E. G. McKay

1926-1931

L. Percy Baker

1931-1939

Jack Galloway

1939-1943

William A. Findlater

1943-1952

Ray S. Wilcox

1952-1957

Fred S. Warner

1957-1965

Jim Hebner

1965-1967

A. J. Steadman

1967-1976

Jim McLeod

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Dutton Siding (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Dutton Siding at right with the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at left (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Dutton Siding with the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

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

Site Location (lat/long): N51.14753, W100.58331
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Dutton Siding, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Sources:

Grandview East topographic map, 62N/2 East, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

United Grain Growers Fonds, MSS76, Box 59, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

We thank Bonnie Somers Kasper and Linda Dutton for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 16 October 2016

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