ELEVATOR DISCOVERY CENTRE
better known as
CGEDC has formed a new association with the
Fine Art Gallery, Against The Grain
Check it out here.
Mark your calendar,
TEMPT is Coming!
June 2, 2012.
Nanton Trains, Elevators, Miniature Museum and Plane Museum Show
as we like to call it,
Click here for further information!
The above Society formed when the Community of Nanton
realized the last three grain elevators were slated for demolition in the
Spring of 2001. The cry from the community was, we must save one, hence the
unofficial well-known name for the Society is "Save One".
It took three years and many volunteer hours from concerned citizens of
Nanton to not just save one,
but to save all of the elevators.
The Society has full title to the land and buildings.
The current Board and Community are grateful to the
volunteers along with donations from Members and "Friends of the Elevators"
who kept focused for three years on their objective to keep the elevators
Since 2004 donations have allowed the Society to move
forward with repairs to the inside and painting of the orange elevator. The
orange elevator , annex , coal shed and green elevators were all restored
with fresh paint.
The Society has had the orange elevator open for tours on a
limited basis as well as by appointment through our
This is a brief overview of the beginning of the "Save
One". The Society is moving forward with a business plan and ideas for the
next three to five years as well as beyond.
This is an exciting project to be participating in and the
Society welcomes anyone wishing to be a part of a world class unique venue
for the education and preservation of our agricultural roots.
What We're All About
For further information please contact:
Chair - Diane Wilson - 403-646-2188
Vice-Chair - Rodney Green - 403-601-9439
Administrator - Lea Norman - 403-646-2750
Secretary - Jackie Hodgins - 403-601-0841
John Berger, Randy Hellier, David Anderson, Brent Kjinserdahl,
Jim Coutts is a lifetime honorary member of the
here to see
We're All About
For further information, contact us at:
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