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

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A 110,000-tonne grain elevator and annexes in the village of Dominion City, on the CPR Emerson Subdivision in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, were operated by United Grain Growers. The facility closed on 31 January 1999 and was demolished later that year. UGG took over the nearby Manitoba Pool elevator.




Sep 1917 - Sep 1918

James Waddell

Sep 1918 - Feb 1919

H. M. Brisbin

Feb 1919 - Jan 1920

D. J. McDonald

Jan 1920 - Aug 1920


Aug 1920 - Dec 1923

James Waddell

Dec 1923 - Aug 1924


Aug 1924 - Aug 1946

A. S. “Sandy” Calder

Aug 1946 - Jun 1950

M. A. “Mac” Cruickshank

Jun 1950 - Aug 1959

Don Sutherland

Aug 1959 - Jan 1964

Wally Biggar

Jan 1964 - Aug 1986

Jim Anstett

Aug 1986 - 1990

Jim Hildebrand

After 1990

See Manitoba Pool Elevator

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The former Manitoba Pool and UGG grain elevator at Dominion City

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Dominion City (1981)
Source: Glenn Dickson

Site Location (lat/long): N49.14288, W97.15646
denoted by symbol on the map above


Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

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

Page revised: 22 February 2016

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