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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Dominion City, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

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An 87,000-bushel grain elevator, annex, and steel bins in Dominion City, on the CPR Emerson Subdivision in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, was built by Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1966. It was traded to United Grain Growers, whose nearby elevator had been demolished, in 1990. The facility closed on 31 January 1999 and was demolished.

During its period of operation, the local UGG board was active in the community, hosting an annual curling bonspiel, providing trophies for 4-H public speaking competitions, purchasing uniforms for local juvenile hockey teams, and making donations for the upkeep of the local rink.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


C. G. Granger


Edward H. Fry


Dennis Gendzelvich


Clint Wells


Brian Morton


Bill Tullis


Jim Hildebrand


Kelly Grift


Vince Gruenke

Photos & Maps

The former Manitoba Pool and UGG grain elevator at Dominion City

The former Manitoba Pool and UGG grain elevator at Dominion City (1981)
Source: Glenn Dickson

Site Location (lat/long): N49.14088, W97.15656
denoted by symbol on the map above


Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Cliff Hunter, and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 2 September 2016

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