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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canwest Seeds Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (De Vos Road, Winnipeg)

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A wooden grain elevator on the outskirts of Winnipeg, on the CNR Emerson Subdivision, was operated by United Grain Growers from 1962 to 1983. It was demolished in 2005.

Canwest Seeds grain elevator

Canwest Seeds grain elevator (July 1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

United Grain Growers grain elevator (June 2000)
Source: George Penner

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

United Grain Growers grain elevator (June 2002)
Source: John Friesen

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

United Grain Growers grain elevator (no date)
Source: Bernie Freeman

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

United Grain Growers grain elevator being demolished (2005)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Location (lat/long): N49.77802, W97.16067
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Canada West Grain Company / Dawson Grain Company / Red River Grain Company

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Bernie Freeman.

Page revised: 3 July 2020

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