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

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A 75,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Bowsman, on the CNR Erwood Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, was built in 1951 by United Grain Growers. Closed in 1990, the elevator was demolished in 1993.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1951-1955

Jack Chittick

1955-1981

George Hanke

1981-1983

Richard I. Wilbee

Photos & Coordinates

United Grain Growers grain elevator 1 at Bowsman

United Grain Growers grain elevator 1 at Bowsman (1971)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N52.23646, W101.20999
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 2 (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2021

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