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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Brunkild, RM of Macdonald)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Brunkild, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald, was operated by United Grain Growers. Closed in 1996, it was demolished on 23 August 1997.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1915-1932

Martin Cole

1932-1933

William L. “Bill” Ross

1933-1940

Jack H. Hunter

1940-1942

Robert G. “Bob” Henderson

1942-1943

R. Keith Hunter

1943-1952

Lloyd C. McBride

1952-1978

George Alexander Angus (1916-2008)

1978-1984

Duane E. Pierce

1984-1985

Frank A. Letkeman

1985-1994

Jeffrey P. Zboril

1994-1995

Mike Anstett

1995-1996

Derek Bunkowsky

Photos & Coordinates

United Grain Growers grain elevator with Manitoba Pool grain elevators in the background

United Grain Growers grain elevator with Manitoba Pool grain elevators in the background (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Brunkild

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Brunkild (1968)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Brunkild

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Brunkild (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.59352, W97.57591
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A / Besco Grain Elevator (Brunkild, RM of Macdonald)

Sources:

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

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

Memories & Melodies: The History of Brunkild, 1871-1980 by Brunkild History Book Committee, 2003. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.B78 Bru]

Obituary [George Alexander Angus], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 March 2008, page 31.

We thank Ian Angus for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 December 2020

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