Nanton

Nanton grain elevators, October 2014
Nanton grain elevators, October 2014

The town of Nanton, Alberta has three grain elevators – a twinned former Alberta Wheat Pool elevator, a former Pioneer elevator, and the Nanton Seed Cleaning plant.

The Pioneer elevator was built in 1929 for the Independent Grain Company Ltd. It became a Pioneer elevator when that company bought all 22 of Independent’s elevators in 1954. It was shut down in 2001.

Nanton, AB grain elevators, October 2014.
Nanton, AB grain elevators, October 2014.

These elevators now form the Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre.

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