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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Kane, RM of Morris)

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A wooden grain elevator in the village of Kane, on the CNR Miami Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Morris, was built in 1920. Annexes were built beside it in 1952 and 1957. It was operated by the Canadian Consolidated Grain Company until 1959 then sold to United Grain Growers. Closed in May 1996, it was demolished on 9 August 1996.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1919-1924

Roy Brown

1924-1928

Ollie Anderson

1928-1929

Mr. Persh

1929-1932

Bob Sargent

1932-1937

Closed

1937-1938

Harry Kliess

1938-1941

Robert Squires

1941-1948

Richard D. Hean

1948-1949

Vern Carroll

1949-1974

George Born

1974-1986

Jim Hildebrand

1986-1992

Eldon Dueck

1992-1993

Colin Heppner

1993-1994

Brad Gall

1994-1996

Gerald Heppner

Photos & Maps

Paterson Grain Elevators at Kane

The United Grain Growers and Paterson grain elevators at Kane (1960)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Paterson Grain Elevators at Kane

The United Grain Growers and Paterson grain elevators at Kane (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2158.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.35458, W97.72773
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Kane, RM of Morris)

Sources:

Prairie Regional Studies in Economic Geography No. 23: The Carman Region of Manitoba by Henry R. Fast and D. A. Neil, Agriculture Canada, 1975, page 105.

A History of Grain Elevators in Manitoba by John Everitt, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, circa 1993.

Kane: The Spirit Lives On by Kane History Book Committee, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 27 September 2017

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