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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Nesbitt, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

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A wooden grain elevator in the village of Nesbitt, on the CPR Glenboro Subdivision in the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa, was built in 1926 by United Grain Growers. A temporary annex constructed beside it in 1940 was removed in 1946 and replaced by a large annex in 1950. The elevator and annex were removed from the site between 1995 and 1997.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1913-1929

J. W. Clark

1929-1930

J. H. Wilson

1931-1948

William Henry Fallis

1948-1955

W. J. Hammond

1955-1961

James W. “Jim” McCulloch

1961-1962

Edwin Gilbert Person (1919-2000)

1962

C. A. McDuffe

1962-1970

Cliff Shaw

1970-1973

Norman Bruce

1973-1974

Joseph Freeman

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Nesbitt

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Nesbitt (1988)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Nesbitt

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

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Nesbitt

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Nesbitt (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Nesbitt

The United Grain Growers grain elevator at Nesbitt (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2069.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.60236, W99.86178
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Nesbitt, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

Sources:

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

Obituary [Edwin Gilbert Person], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 April 2000.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 October 2017

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