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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

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A wooden grain elevator at Swan Lake, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Municipality of Lorne, was operated by United Grain Growers.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1920

W. Len Frank

1920-1929

Allen Fox

1929-1964

Frederick James “Fred” Hedley (1900-1972)

1964-1993

Ray Adams

Photos & Coordinates

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Swan Lake, with the Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Swan Lake, with the Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2022.

Swan Lake grain elevator monument

Swan Lake grain elevator monument (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41116, W98.79007
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Sources:

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

Obituary [Frederick James Hedley], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 June 1972, page 39.

We thank Ray Adams and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2019

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