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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

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

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A wooden grain elevator at Vista, on the CNR Rossburn Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Rossburn, was built in 1934 by United Grain Growers, operating as UGG No. 1. An annex was built beside it in 1949. It has since been removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1913-1915

George Miller

1915-1917

“A Norwegian from North Dakota”

1917-1922

Allan F. Walker

1922-1929

T. O. Miller

1929-1945

A. Dunc McIntyre

1945-1960

Norman W. Strong

1960-1987

Nick Morris

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Elevator at Vista

United Grain Growers No. 1 grain elevator and annex at Vista with the Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background (1966)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool Elevator at Vista

United Grain Growers No. 1 grain elevator 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): N50.62016, W100.71518
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

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

Sources:

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

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

Page revised: 11 December 2016

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