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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Rufford, RM of Minto-Odanah)

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A 52,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Rufford, on the CNR Rapid City Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah, was built around 1951 by United Grain Growers. Closed in April 1968, it was demolished in April 1971.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1913-1915

Thomas H. Ballantyne

1915-1917

James F. Kitt

1917-1947

Percy C. Northcott

1947-1952

R. W. M. Chisholm

1952-1966

A. J. Sutton

1966-1967

A. J. Crooks

1967-1968

L. G. Smith

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers elevator at Rufford

United Grain Growers elevator at Rufford (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers elevator at Cordova

United Grain Growers elevator at Rufford (1963)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.14440, W99.89183
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Moorepark East topographic map, 62J/4 West, Edition 1 ASE, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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

We thank Joyce Shuttleworth and Albert Shuttleworth for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 April 2018

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