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This Old
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Rathwell, Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

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A wooden grain elevator at Rathwell, on the CPR Glenboro Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Norfolk Treherne, was built by United Grain Growers in late 1941, replacing one built in 1917 and destroyed by fire on 22 August 1941. Closed around 2000, it was demolished in 2001.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1919

C. Hutchinson

1919-1925

Gavin Patterson

1925-1926

Joshua E. Dorey

1926-1929

?

1929-1963

Dunc Buchanan

1963-1965

Wayne E. Winters

1965-1979

Ellory Hammond

1978-1985

Brian S. Charett

1985-2000

?

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Rathwell, with UGG 2 at left, UGG 1 in middle, and Manitoba Pool at right

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Rathwell, with UGG 2 at left, UGG 1 in middle, and Manitoba Pool at right (1980s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its balloon and crib annexes at Rathwell, with Manitoba Pool at left

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its balloon and crib annexes at Rathwell, with Manitoba Pool at left (mid-1960s)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell, with Manitoba Pool at left

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell, with Manitoba Pool at left (1967)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell, with Paterson at right

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell, with Paterson at right (1967)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell (January 2001)
Source: Mike Lisowski

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell

The United Grain Growers grain elevator with its crib annex at Rathwell (July 2001)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.64560, W98.54717
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Rathwell, Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Rathwell, Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

Sources:

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

We thank Mike Lisowski, George Penner, and Shelagh Poolie (Viterra Inc.) for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2018

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