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

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A wooden grain elevator in Swan Lake, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Municipality of Lorne, was operated by United Grain Growers.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


W. Len Frank


Allen Fox


Frederick James “Fred” Hedley (1900-1972)


Ray Adams

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers elevator at Swan Lake

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Swan Lake, with the Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2022.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41116, W98.79007
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

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

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)


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

Obituary [Frederick James Hedley], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 June 1972, page 39.

We thank Ray Adams for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 December 2016

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