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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Altamont, Municipality of Lorne)

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A wooden grain elevator in Altamont, on the CNR Miami Subdivision in the Municipality of Lorne, was built in 1905 by Ogilvie Flour Mills. Sold to United Grain Growers in 1960, it was later sold to Peter Wiebe and torn down in 1967.

Agents / Buyers






James Armitage




Clifford Alexander “Cliff” Hamilton (1908-1957)



Photos & Coordinates

The former Ogilvie Milling grain elevator (right) with United Grain Growers 1 (centre) and Manitoba Pool (left) at Altamont

The former Ogilvie Milling grain elevator (right) with United Grain Growers 1 (centre) and Manitoba Pool (left) at Altamont (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.39902, W98.49733
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Altamont, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Altamont, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Altamont Grain Elevator Monument (Altamont, Municipality of Lorne)


Obituary [Clifford Alexander Hamilton], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 June 1957, page 37.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 May 2021

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