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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

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A wooden grain elevator at Bowsman, on the CNR Erwood Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, was built in 1937, with new annexes added in 1939 and 1948. The annexes were removed in 1972 and 1980, and the elevator was demolished in 1993.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1920

J. A. McQuay

1920-1924

F. E. McEwan

1924-1927

T. J. McCurdy

1927-1929

S. J. McLean

1929

Ivor C. Thurston

1929-1930

Joe Lazenby

1930-1938

R. N. McCrea

1938-1940

W. R. Armstrong

1940-1951

Jack Chittick

1951-1955

W. A. Chittick

1955-1957

Alf Kelso

1957-1962

Clarence Lee

Photos & Coordinates

United Grain Growers grain elevator 2 at Bowsman

United Grain Growers grain elevator 2 at Bowsman (no date) by Earl Gordon Johnston
Source: Shelley Johnston-Frith

United Grain Growers grain elevator 1 at Bowsman

United Grain Growers grain elevator 2 at Bowsman (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N52.23677, W101.20974
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Northern Grain Elevator / Canada West Grain Elevator / Searle Grain Elevator A / Federal Grain Elevator 1 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator D (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Searle Grain Elevator B / Federal Grain Elevator 2 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator E (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Sources:

We thank Shelley Johnston-Frith for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 October 2022

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