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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cargill Grain Elevator (Oakner, Municipality of Hamiota)

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A wooden grain elevator at Oakner, in the Municipality of Hamiota on the Canadian National Railway, was constructed between 1978 and 1979. Opened by Cargill Grain in October 1979, the 14,000-tonne facility consisted of three steel bins, three 130-foot concrete silos, bulk fertilizer storage, liquid storage tanks, chemical shed, and an office building. The wooden portion of the complex was demolished in February 2018.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1979-?

Dennis Rudd

?-2010

Dave Martinussen

2010-2016

James Ramsey

Photos & Maps

Cargill grain elevator at Oakner

Cargill grain elevator at Oakner (July 2006)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Location (lat/long): N50.08847, W100.58737
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Oakner, Municipality of Hamiota)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Security Grain Elevator / Northern Grain Elevator / National Grain Elevator / Cargill Grain Elevator (Pope, Municipality of Hamiota)

Sources:

“Cargill opens high throughput facility,” Hamiota Echo, 18 October 1979, page 1.

We thank Jim Pearson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Dave Martinussen, and Bernie Freeman.

Page revised: 24 March 2019

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