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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Petrel Junction, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

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A composite-style wooden grain elevator at the siding of Petrel Junction, on the CNR Rivers Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was built in 1975 by United Grain Growers to replace older elevators at Fairview and Wellwood. On 19 April 1990, it was destroyed by fire caused by an overheated bearing at the top of the elevator.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1975-1976

Ewart Charles “Hughie” Rankmore (1912-1985)

1976-1978

Frank Toews

1978-1990

Ellery L. Hammond

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Petrel Junction

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

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Petrel Junction

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

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Petrel Junction

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Petrel Junction (April 1990) by Harold Tolton
Source: Eleanor Burch

Site Location (lat/long): N49.98138, W99.36551
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Harold Tolton for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Eleanor Burch and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 April 2019

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