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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Henry Ritz Grain Elevator “B” (Seventh Street, Gretna, Municipality of Rhineland)

A wooden grain elevator in Gretna, on the CPR Gretna Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Rhineland, was operated by Henry Ritz & Company. It was removed from the site in the 1990s.

Aerial view of the Gretna grain elevators

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

Henry Ritz grain elevator "A" at Gretna

Henry Ritz grain elevator “B” at Gretna (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2220.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.00769, W97.56088
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Henry Ritz (1858-1945)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Henry Ritz Grain Elevator “A” (Seventh Street, Gretna, Municipality of Rhineland)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Gretna, Municipality of Rhineland)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 December 2016

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