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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Inter-Ocean Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Lac du Bonnet)

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A wooden grain elevator at Lac du Bonnet, on the CPR Lac du Bonnet Subdivision, was built in 1950 by the Inter-Ocean Grain Company. Sold to United Grain Growers in March 1965, it operated until being closed in October 1987 due to an insect infestation. The elevator was demolished in December 1988.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer

Before 1965

See UGG 2


W. L. Schenk


A. E. Giesbrecht


H. W. Hill


G. W. Struss


A. E. Giesbrecht


L. G. Zboril


D. G. Hodgson


M. J. Palmer


C. N. Scott



Photos & Maps

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Lac du Bonnet

Former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Lac du Bonnet (1988)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N50.26498, W96.05068
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Lac du Bonnet)


“Elevator will close,” Lac du Bonnet Leader, 20 October 1987, page 1.

“1988 in review,” Lac du Bonnet Leader, 3 January 1989, page 10.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Gus Wruck.

Page revised: 26 February 2019

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