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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
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Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers / Cargill Grain Elevator (Tenby, Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)

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A grain elevator in Tenby, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne, was built in 1952 by United Grain Growers. Closed in 1977, it was sold to a local farmer then re-sold to Cargill Grain in 1978, which operated it until 1999. Having a capacity of 67,000 bushels, with an associated wooden annex and several steel granaries, it was demolished in early 1999.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1918

J. G. Leary

1918-1928

J. B. Wallace

1928-1933

A. M. Raven

1933-1954

A. J. Harris

1954-1956

W. Ken Loney

1956-1977

Les G. Denbow

1977-1999

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Photos & Maps

Site Location (lat/long): N50.50224, W99.13355
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Legacies of Lansdowne: A Sequel by RM of Lansdowne History Committee, 1984, page 50. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.L36 Leg]

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

“Tenby elevator to close” by Allan Drysdale, The Neepawa Banner, 13 February 1999, page 1.

We thank Ron Tibble and Glenn Dickson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2017

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