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Manitoba History No. 88
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No. 88

Pakistan Lecture 2019
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MHS Multicultural Dinner 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
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This Old Elevator
This Old
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Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
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Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator #2 (Griswold, RM of Sifton)

Two wooden grain elevators in Griswold, on the CPR Broadview Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Sifton, were purchased by Manitoba Pool from Ogilvie Milling in 1960 then re-sold to United Grain Growers. They were operated as a unit by the agent from the #1 elevator nearby, with the larger elevator designated as #2 and the smaller one as #3. When the #3 elevator began to lean over the railway siding, it was demolished in 1980. The #2 elevator was closed in 1996 and removed from the site.

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator #2 at Griswold

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator #2 at Griswold, with an older #3 elevator in front, both of them obtained from Ogilvie Milling, with the #1 elevator in the background (1966)
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 #2 at Griswold

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator #2 at Griswold with the #1 elevator in the background (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.77419, W100.47248
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator #1 (Griswold, RM of Sifton)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 31 May 2017

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