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Manitoba
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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Novra, RM of Mountain)

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A 35,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Novra, on the CNR Erwood Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Mountain, was built by United Grain Growers in 1952. Closed on 3 April 1980, it was later removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1952-1954

L. F. Parkinson

1955-1958

Ken Diehl

1958-1960

H. L. Ellingson

1960

Wilfred A. Britton

1960-1961

Lyle Parker

1961-1966

J. M. McFadyen

1966-1967

A. Watland

1967-1980

O. J. Herfindahl

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Novra

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Novra (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Novra

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Novra (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N52.52807, W101.07139
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 29 March 2018

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