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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 (Foxwarren, Municipality of Prairie View)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Foxwarren, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Prairie View, opened in August 1963 by United Grain Growers, replacing an elevator demolished earlier that year. The elevator and annex are no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1913-1947

Minchen G. “Minch” Hay

1947-1950

Lou Armit

1950-1951

E. G. Hall

1951-1959

Rex W. Hadland

1959-1967

Phil S. Baker

1967-1985

Roy Freeman

1985-1988

?

1988-?

Al Price

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Foxwarren

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Foxwarren (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Foxwarren

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Foxwarren (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Foxwarren

United Grain Growers grain elevator with the Manitoba Pool grain elevators in background, at Foxwarren (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.51634, W101.15301
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Foxwarren, Municipality of Prairie View)

Sources:

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and TEXT.

Page revised: 22 January 2017

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