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Historical Glossary: Flat Warehouse

A horizontal building for the storage of grain, used in Manitoba primarily in the 1880s and 1890s. Typically, they had doors on each side, one for wagons of grain to be unloaded and the other for moving the grain into railway boxcars.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brookdale Grain Warehouse (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

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