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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

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A 40,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Gilbert Plains, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in the Municipality of Gibert Plains, was built in 1946 by the United Grain Growers to replace an earlier elevator dating from 1913. A crib annex built in 1952 increased its capacity to 124,000 bushels.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

?-1917

Jack McQuarrie

1917-1918

J. A. Wilson

1918-1937

Wilbert W. Dynes

1937-1948

William S. Lee

1948-1956

Wilton Brown

1956-1966

Alvin Ziolkoski

1966-1977

Jim Hebner

1977-1986

Leonard Price

Photos & Coordinates

Grain elevators at Gilbert Plains

Grain elevators at Gilbert Plains (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

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

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.14761, W100.48959
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator D / Private Grain Elevator (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2022

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