A photograph of the main handling and distribution centre for central and southern Alberta. Railcars brought product in and stored it for pick-ups from agents and/or delivery from carriers like Economy Carriers Ltd. The centre doubled as the Calgary agency for agent Glen Taylor. The facility was closed in the 1960s.
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The file consists of: progress report to Delegates (Sept. 1, 1950); call to Annual Meeting (Oct. 27, 1950); advice to Farm Supply agents to refuse payment by credit (March 1951); announcement of transfer of Retail Stores Division to Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Ltd. (Mar. 1, 1951); invitation for patrons of the Calgary store to participate in a provisional advisory board (Mar.17, 1951); and letter sent to preferred shareholders accompanying dividend cheque (July 1, 1952). Letters were signed by Secretary Eileen Birch, Farm Supply Department Manager D.H. Smith, President Geo. E. Church, and Manager W.J. Hoppins.