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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McCabe Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (McGillivray Boulevard, Winnipeg)

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A wooden grain elevator along McGillivray Boulevard in the Fort Whyte area of Winnipeg, on the CPR La Riviere Subdivision, was operated by McCabe Grain until 1968 when it was sold to United Grain Growers. It was unused and under renovation when it was destroyed by fire on 11 March 2000.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

?-1977

R. W. Lytle

1977-1986

Roy M. Herfindahl

1986-2000

?

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McCabe grain elevator and crib annex at Fort Whyte, before their sale to United Grain Growers

McCabe grain elevator and crib annex at Fort Whyte, before their sale to United Grain Growers (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 Fort Whyte

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Fort Whyte (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator and crib annex at Fort Whyte

United Grain Growers grain elevator and crib annex at Fort Whyte (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.81629, W97.21290
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Brunkild, Box 59, MSS 76, United Grain Growers Fonds, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

“Explosive blaze guts landmark elevator,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 March 2000, page A1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 21 May 2018

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