Inglis Grain Elevators

Inglis Grain Elevators (HM5CG)

Location: Inglis, MB R0J 0X0 Division No. 16
Country: Canada

N 50° 56.705', W 101° 14.934'

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This impressive grouping of five standard-plan wooden grain elevators is a rare survivor of the long rows that once dominated Prairie towns. The row was built between 1922 and 1941, Manitoba's golden age of elevators, by a cross-section of grain-handling firms, including cooperatives and large companies backed by Canadian and American investors. Located in a town typical of many that dot the West, these slope-shouldered sentinels are surrounded by their outbuildings, rail line and fields of grain. They stand as powerful symbols of the Prairie landscape and lifestyle.

Les ?l?vateurs ? Grains D'Inglis
Cette impressionnante rang?e comprenant cinq ?l?vateurs ? grains en bois de mod?le standard demeure une rare survivant des longues files so fr?quentes autrefois dans les Prairies. Elle fut ?rig?e entre 1922 et 1941 durant l'?ge d'or de ces structures dont la construction ?tait asur?e par diverses enterprises d'int?r?ts canadiens et am?ricains, incluant des coop?ratives. Situ?es dans une ville semblable ? celles qui ponctuent l'Ouest du pays, ces sentinelles, flanqu?es d'annexes, de rails et de champs de c?r?ales, restent de puissants symboles du paysage et de la mani?re du style de vivre dans les Prairies.
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HM NumberHM5CG
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14U E 342017 N 5646126
Decimal Degrees50.94508333, -101.24890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 50° 56.705', W 101° 14.934'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds50° 56' 42.30" N, 101° 14' 56.04" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 Railway St, Inglis MB R0J 0X0, CA
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