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Ogilvie flour mills and elevator, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Ogilvie flour mills and elevator, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1909, by Chas. E. Goad

Winnipeg's strategic location on the eastern perimeter of the Prairies made it a prime transportation centre for western grain destined for the Great Lakes and points further east. The importance of the grain industry and the rail system to the city's economy is reflected in this 1909 fire insurance plan showing the massive grain elevators operated by the Ogilvie Flour Mills Company.

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