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This Old Elevator
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Kelwood, RM of Rosedale)

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A 32,000-bushel wooden elevator at Kelwood, on the CNR Neepawa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, was built in 1927 for United Grain Growers. A 25,000-bushel balloon annex was built beside it in 1951. Closed in December 1979, it was sold to the community and later removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1957

William E. "Bill" Trickett

1957-1963

W. Ken Loney

1963-1968

P. W. Nahnybida

1968-1971

L. M. Chambers

1971-1979

Milton Alexander Howard (1911-2000)

1979

Jeffrey P. Zboril

Photos & Maps

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Kelwood

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Kelwood (1960s)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Kelwood

The United Grain Growers grain elevator and balloon annex at Kelwood (1960s)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Kelwood

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Kelwood (1956)
Source: A15226-32, Manitoba Air Photo Library

Site Location (lat/long): N50.62274, W99.45856
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Western Canada Flour Mills Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Kelwood, RM of Rosedale)

Sources:

Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

Kelwood Bridges the Years, 1890-1967 by Kelwood Centennial Committee, 1967.

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

A15226-32 (1956), Manitoba Air Photo Library.

Obituary [Milton Alexander Howard], Neepawa Banner, 2 February 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 1 September 2017

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