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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (First Avenue, Minnedosa)

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A 45,000-bushel elevator at Minnedosa, on the CPR Minnedosa Subdivision, opened for business by United Grain Growers in March 1966. In late 1967, a large crib annex was built beside it, increasing its capacity to 169,000 bushels. Closed in August 1999, it was demolished in 2000.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1966-1967

J. C. MacFarlane

1967-1971

Don McBurney (?-1971)

1971-1988

Ron Yager

1988-1999

?

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of Minnedosa grain elevators

Aerial view of Minnedosa grain elevators (1990s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Minnedosa

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Minnedosa (1969)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Minnedosa

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Minnedosa (1969)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.25021, W99.84254
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (First Avenue, Minnedosa)

Sources:

“UGG officially closed as of August 31st,” Russell Banner, 7 September 1999, page 1.

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

We thank Shelagh Poolie (Viterra Inc.) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 July 2018

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