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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Letellier, RM of Montcalm)

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A wooden grain elevator in the village of Letellier, on the CNR Emerson Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm, was built in 1926 by United Grain Growers. Annexes were added in 1952 and 1957. It is no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1916-1918

D. J. Parent

1919-1928

J. B. Thomas

1928-1929

William Lawrence

1929-1943

H. G. Andrews

1943-1948

F. Schroeder

1948-1951

Harold Oman

1951-1960

Cliff Strong

1960-1965

Henry Trudel

1965-1967

Peter Friesen

1967-1974

M. George Mulko

1974-1985

Marc Paul LeMay

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Letellier

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Letellier, with the Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the left background (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Letellier

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Letellier (1963)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Letellier

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Letellier (1966)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.13530, W97.30394
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Letellier, RM of Montcalm)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Bernie Freeman.

Page revised: 1 January 2017

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