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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Elma, RM of Whitemouth)

A 40,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Elma, on the CNR Minaki Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth, was constructed in 1950 by the Canadian Consolidated Grain Company and sold to United Grain Growers in 1959. Described by UGG as being “from the beginning a low volume grain point,” it was closed in March 1964 and moved to Whitemouth where it was converted into an annex for an elevator that had also been bought in 1959 from Canadian Consolidated. The facility was closed in July 1979 and later demolished.

Aerial view of the former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Elma

Aerial view of the former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Elma (1956)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A15545-187.

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Elma

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

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator from Elma being moved to Whitemouth

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator from Elma being moved to Whitemouth (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.87390, W95.90950
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Whitemouth, RM of Whitemouth)

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Sabourin Geomatics Ltd.).

Page revised: 28 October 2017

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