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This Old
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Hubbell Siding, Municipality of Lorne)

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A 58,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at the Hubbell Siding of the CNR Miami Subdivision, in the Municipality of Lorne, was built in 1938 and its annex was built in 1953. Owned at one time by Canada West Grain, in July 1948 it was sold to United Grain Growers. It was closed on 31 July 1971 and was later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1948-1952

A. P. Pittet

1952-1955

A. J. Delaquis

1955-1964

Joe Pele

1964-1971

Rene Rondeau

Photos & Maps

The former grain elevator at Hubbell Siding

The former grain elevator at Hubbell Siding (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.39867, W98.59110
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Somerset East topographic map, 62G/7 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

Memories of Lorne, 1880-1980: A History of the Municipality of Lorne, c1980, page 275.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 3 June 2018

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