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Manitoba Business: Harper Construction Company

This Winnipeg-based firm was established in 1909 by William Arthur Harper. It specialized in the construction of flour mills and grain elevators across western Canada.

Some of its construction works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Lake of the Woods Grain Elevator

Tyndall, RM of Brokenhead

1918

 

Austin Collegiate

Austin, Municipality of North Norfolk

1960

 

Teulon Collegiate

59 First Street NE, Teulon

1961

 

Elephant Brand Fertilizer Elevator

Sixth Street, Hamiota, Municipality of Hamiota

1967

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Arthur Harper (1879-1962)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2022

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