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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

MHS Multicultural Dinner 2019
2019
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Spring Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Inter-Ocean Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Lac du Bonnet)

Link to:
Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Lac du Bonnet, on the CPR Lac du Bonnet Subdivision, was built in 1950 by the Inter-Ocean Grain Company. Sold to United Grain Growers in March 1965, it operated until being closed in October 1987 due to an insect infestation. The elevator was demolished in December 1988.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

Before 1965

See UGG 2

1965-1969

W. L. Schenk

1969-1973

A. E. Giesbrecht

1973-1974

H. W. Hill

1974-1975

G. W. Struss

1975-1978

A. E. Giesbrecht

1978-1979

L. G. Zboril

1979

D. G. Hodgson

1979-1981

M. J. Palmer

1981-1984

C. N. Scott

1984-1987

?

Photos & Maps

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Lac du Bonnet

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Lac du Bonnet (1988)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N50.26498, W96.05068
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Lac du Bonnet)

Sources:

“Elevator will close,” Lac du Bonnet Leader, 20 October 1987, page 1.

“1988 in review,” Lac du Bonnet Leader, 3 January 1989, page 10.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Gus Wruck.

Page revised: 26 February 2019

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