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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
History

No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Somerset, Municipality of Lorne)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Somerset, in what is now the Municipality of Lorne, was operated on the CNR Carman Subdivision by United Grain Growers.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1918

C. W. Orchard

1918-1926

George Farndale

1926

S. J. Payette

1926-1930

J. O. Cadoreth

1930-1958

F. L. “Duff” Sparling

1958-?

R. D. “Royd” Cornock

Photos & Maps

Paterson Grain Elevator at Somerset

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Somerset (1990s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The former United Grain Growers elevator at Somerset

The former United Grain Growers elevator at Somerset (1971)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The former United Grain Growers elevator at Somerset

The former United Grain Growers elevator at Somerset (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers elevator at Somerset

The former United Grain Growers elevator at Somerset, later used by Manitoba Pool (October 1999)
Source: Mike Lisowski

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41174, W98.65959
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Somerset, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Delmar Commodities Grain Elevator (Somerset, Municipality of Lorne)

Sources:

Memories of Lorne, 1880-1980: A History of the Municipality of Lorne, c1980, page 274.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Mike Lisowski.

Page revised: 26 December 2016

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