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History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Greenway, RM of Argyle)

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A wooden grain elevator in the village of Greenway, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Argyle, was built in 1927 by United Grain Growers. An annex was built beside it in 1940. Closed in 1971, the complex was demolished later that year.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1918

Ira Donald Craik (1890-1981)

1918-1920

A. Vickers

1920-1923

A. H. Johnston

1924-1925

Ira Donald Craik (1890-1981)

1925-1931

John Mason Hedley (1893-1970)

1931-1960

Thomas Rendall Hedley (1897-1968)

1960-1967

Charles Joseph “Charlie” DeStoop (1921-1997)

1967-1968

Robert A. “Bob” Scott

1968

C. K. Sinclair

1968-1971

Charles Joseph “Charlie” DeStoop (1921-1997)

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Greenway

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Greenway (1968)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Greenway

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Greenway (1968)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.36607, W99.11827
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Obituary [Thomas Rendall Hedley], Brandon Sun, 10 June 1968, page 13.

Obituary [John Mason Hedley], Winnipeg Free Press, 24 December 1970, page 24.

Obituary [Ira Donald Craik], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 March 1981, page 51.

Obituary [Charles Joseph DeStoop], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 December 1997, page 53.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jeff Schneider.

Page revised: 11 December 2016

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