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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
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No. 89

Fall Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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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

Period

Manager

1905-1907

?

1907-1936

James Armitage

1936-1939

?

1939-1957

Clifford Alexander “Cliff” Hamilton (1908-1957)

1957-1960

?

Photos & Maps

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 Location (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)

Sources:

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

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 January 2018

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