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This Old
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Riding Mountain, RM of Rosedale)

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A 30,000-bushel grain elevator at Riding Mountain, on the CNR Neepawa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, was constructed in 1912 by United Grain Growers. Destroyed by fire on 31 October 1936 and rebuilt, a 25,000-bushel balloon annex was built beside it in 1951. The elevator closed on 31 July 1972 and was demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1912-1917

Charles Fox

1917-1918

W. J. Longhurst

1918-1921

W. Wakes

1921-1922

S. R. Campbell

1922-1923

W. Waters

1923-1924

N. F. Basler

1924-1926

William E. “Bill” Trickett

1926-1927

R. F. Linton

1927-1928

J. A. Scott

1928-1929

Ralph Chisholm

1929-1930

John Paterson

1930-1932

J. C. Fraser

1932-1936

J. H. Spiers

1937-1939

Harold N. Irwin

1939-1957

Ralph T. Chisholm

1957-1963

Harold N. Irwin

1963-1966

Harry Hnatiuk

1966-1967

Terry Holowachuk

1967-1971

Milt Howard

1971-1972

E. Mark Robinson

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Riding Mountain

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Riding Mountain (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Aerial view of the United Grain Growers grain elevator at Riding Mountain

Aerial view of the United Grain Growers grain elevator at Riding Mountain (1956)
Source: A15226-49, Manitoba Air Photo Library

Site Location (lat/long): N50.53336, W99.46120
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

A15226-49 (1956), Manitoba Air Photo Library.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 September 2017

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