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Manitoba Business: Young Grain Company

Established in 1887 by brothers Charles Alexander Young, Duncan Donald Young, Finlay McNaughton Young, and Frederick William Young, the company operated several country grain elevators in southwestern Manitoba. The firm was sold to the Paterson Grain Company in 1922.

Country Elevators

Location

Rail

Built

1917
Capacity
(bushels)

Comments

Cameron

CPR

1902

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Cartwright

CPR

1888

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Crystal City

CPR

?

60,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Deloraine

CPR

?

15,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Dunrea

CNR

?

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Elgin

CNR

1898

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Enterprise

CNR

1904

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Killarney

CPR

?

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Lena

CNR

1904

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Minto

CNR

1898

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Mountainside

CNR

1914

25,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Wakopa

CNR

1904

30,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Waskada

CPR

?

20,000

Sold to Paterson (1922)

Sources:

“Chas. A. Young, retired grain broker, passes,” Winnipeg Tribune, 28 September 1928, page 7.

List of Grain Elevators, Warehouses, Flour, Feed and Oatmeal Mills, February 1917, Legislative Library of Manitoba, SB190 Lis.

Elevator Company Files [Temporary Box #1], Paterson Grain Company, John Everitt Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 July 2020

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