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Manitoba History No. 88
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No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
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This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Vista, Municipality of Rossburn)

Link to:
Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A 30,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Vista, on the CNR Rossburn Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Rossburn, was built in 1940 by Manitoba Pool Elevators for a local cooperative association. It closed in July 1968 and, that October, was sold to United Grain Growers, becoming UGG No. 2. It has since been removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1940-1949

Ronald Hay

1949-1952

William Clifford “Cliff” Williams

1952-1956

W. Cecil Nichol

1956-1962

W. Vincent “Vince” Barlow

1962-1963

Raymond Birnie Clayton (?-1991)

1963-1964

E. R. “Ted” Stewart

1964-1965

Raymond Burnie Clayton (?-1991)

1965-1966

Roger G. Mudge (1919-2003)

1966-1968

William “Bill” Driedger

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Elevator at Vista

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Vista (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool Elevator at Vista

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator, later known as UGG No. 2, at Vista (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.61960, W100.71403
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Vista, Municipality of Rossburn)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: National Grain Elevator (Vista, Municipality of Rossburn)

Sources:

Rossburn East topographic map, 62K/10 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

Obituary [Roger G. Mudge], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 July 2003.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics), and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 9 October 2017

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