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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McCabe Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A 50,000-bushel wooden grain elevator on Mill Road in Boissevain, on the CPR Boissevain Subdivision in the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton was built around 1941 by McCabe Grain. Sold to United Grain Growers in 1968, a new crib annex was built on its north side in 1975. Closed in 2000, the elevator was sold for private grain storage the following year.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1941-1968

?

1968

J. A. Cameron

1968-1984

W. J. “Bill” Farmer

1985

J. R. “Joe” Price

Photos & Coordinates

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Boissevain

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Boissevain (July 2000)
Source: George Penner

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Boissevain

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Boissevain (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Boissevain

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Boissevain (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.23004, W100.05976
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Paterson Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

Sources:

United Grain Growers Fonds, MSS76, Box 59, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Rose Kuzina, George Penner, and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 23 December 2020

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