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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Gunton, RM of Rockwood)

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A wooden grain elevator at Gunton, on the CPR Arborg Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood, was built in September 1951, replacing one destroyed by fire on 24 July 1951. It closed in July 1984 and was removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1920-1921

R. Hill

1921-1923

J. W. Dowsett

1923-1924

G. A. Lawrence

1924-1925

F. I. Klugh

1925-1927

A. A. Bulmer

1927-1928

J. S. Mann

1928-1929

Frederick James “Fred” Hedley (1900-1972)

1929-1931

Thomas Rendall Hedley (1897-1968)

1931-1932

John Mason Hedley (1893-1970)

1932-1933

Spence Thoms

1933-1935

Elevator closed

1935-1937

William Milne

1937-1938

N. L. McLean

1938-1940

C. W. Robertson

1940-1941

V. Humbert

1941-1948

H. V. Clendenning

1948-1951

F. Schroeder

1951-1952

W. Ken Loney

1952-1980

Ralph Norman “Pinky” Herd (1918-1982)

1980-1982

Jeffrey P. Zboril

1982-1984

Ross K. Nichol

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Gunton

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

Site Location (lat/long): N50.31975, W97.26352
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Teulon West topographic map, 62I/6 West, Edition 2, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 11 December 2016

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