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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Security Grain Elevator / Northern Grain Elevator / National Grain Elevator / Cargill Grain Elevator (Firdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

A wooden grain elevator at Firdale, on the CNR Rivers Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was built around 1912 by the Security Elevator Company. Sold to the Northern Elevator Company in 1929, it passed via corporate mergers to National Grain (1940) and Cargill (1975). Closed around 1982, the elevator was later removed from the site.

Aerial view of grain elevator at Firdale

Aerial view of grain elevator at Firdale (1970)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A21857-75

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.98259, W99.12106
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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].

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 19F-H51134, 2019-2020).

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

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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