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Manitoba
History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Oakville, RM of Portage la Prairie)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

In 1933, a grain elevator in Oakville, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, was built by United Grain Growers, replacing an earlier elevator at the same site. Annexes were added to it in 1949 and 1967.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1913-1929

J. McCulloch

1929-1930

Elevator closed

1930-1942

Joe Lazenby

1942-1957

H. G. “Bert” Andrews

1957-1960

Alex W. Moar

1960-1966

Cliff Strong

1966-1978

Abe Petkau

1978-1979

B. H. McMullan

1979-1986

Randy Fox

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Oakburn

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

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Oakburn

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Oakville (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.92794, W98.00252
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “A” / Private Grain Elevator (Oakville, RM of Portage la Prairie)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “B” / Private Grain Elevator (RM of Portage la Prairie)

Sources:

United Grain Growers Fonds, MSS76, Box 60 [Oakville], University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 17 September 2017

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