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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Birch River, RM of Mountain)

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The first United Grain Growers elevator at Birch River, in the Rural Municipality of Mountain on the CNR Erwood Subdivision, was built in 1932 and was demolished in 1980. A second UGG elevator was built in 1950. A third UGG elevator was built in 1946 by Searle Grain. It was later sold to Manitoba Pool then, in July 1974, to United Grain Growers. Later owned by the municipality, the elevator was demolished in March 2018.

Agents / Buyers (UGG #1)

Period

Manager

1933-1940

Don Morrison

1940-1943

George E. McFadyen

1943-1944

H. N. Ross

1944-1948

R. J. “Bob” Goring

1948-1952

William Bergman

1952-1961

Nelson McCrea

1961-1965

Lyle Parker

1965-1966

George Danielson

1966-1968

C. B. Dawson

1968-1969

William Kichak

1969-1975

R. W. Bergson

1975-?

Terry Holowachuk

Agents / Buyers (UGG #2)

Period

Manager

1950-1966

Jack Zorn

1966-1967

Kelly D. Kirkpatrick

1967-?

Terry Holowachuk

Photos & Maps

The former United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Birch River

The former United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Birch River (June 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Birch River

The former United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Birch River (June 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N52.39364, W101.10428
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“History of United Grain Growers Local #165, Birch River, Manitoba” by Don Fraser, United Grain Growers Ltd., MSS76, Box 59, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

We thank Nick Brading for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 April 2018

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