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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 3 (Oak River, Municipality of Riverdale)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A 33,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Oak River, on the CPR Miniota Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Riverdale, was built by Ogilvie Flour Mills before 1911 and sold in 1959 to Manitoba Pool then to United Grain Growers in 1974. Closed on 31 December 1980 when the railway line was abandoned, it was leased to the Deerboine Hutterite Colony for local grain storage. The lease was cancelled in November 2008 and the elevator was demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

c1911-1959

?

1959-1967

R. T. Griffiths

1967-1971

Richard J. “Dick” Hills

1971-1974

Howard Williams

After 1974

See UGG 2

Photos & Coordinates

Former United Grain Growers grain elevators Oak River

Former United Grain Growers grain elevators Oak River (July 1992)
Source: Manitoba Historic Resources Branch, HRB2081

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.13491, W100.43009
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator 2 / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 / Private Grain Elevator (Oak River, Municipality of Riverdale)

Sources:

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

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 December 2021

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