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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Cracknell, Municipality of Riding Mountain West)

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A wooden grain elevator at Cracknell, on the CPR Russell Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Riding Mountain West, was built in 1921 by United Grain Growers. Closed in September 1973, the elevator was later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1921-1922

S. B. Grant

1922-1927

R. F. Graham

1927-1929

B. A. McDougall

1929-1930

Glen Keating

1930-1956

R. A. Glasman

1956-1957

S. J. Solyn

1967-1973

William Hill

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of grain elevators at Cracknell

Aerial view of grain elevators at Cracknell (1969)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A19493-47

Grain elevators at Cracknell with UGG #1 at left, Manitoba Pool at centre, and Paterson at right

Grain elevators at Cracknell with UGG #1 at left, Manitoba Pool at centre, and Paterson at right (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.86450, W101.24108
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Province Grain Elevator / Reliance Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Cracknell, Municipality of Riding Mountain West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Cracknell, Municipality of Riding Mountain West)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Denis Sabourin and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 July 2020

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