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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Novra, RM of Mountain)

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A 35,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Novra, on the CNR Erwood Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Mountain, was built by United Grain Growers in 1952. Closed on 3 April 1980, it was later removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


L. F. Parkinson


Ken Diehl


H. L. Ellingson


Wilfred A. Britton


Lyle Parker


J. M. McFadyen


A. Watland


O. J. Herfindahl

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Novra

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Novra (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Novra

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Novra (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N52.52807, W101.07139
denoted by symbol on the map above


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 29 March 2018

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