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Fuel and oil handling facility Calgary – [ca. 1936 - ca. 1940].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Photo Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
11
Series Number
11
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
2 photographs : 16 x 41 cm
Scope and Content
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.
Names
Maple Leaf Petroleum
Places
Calgary
Accession Number
UN 12-1
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
[ca. 1936 - ca. 1940]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Chapter 5 The Onslaught of the Depression: 1930-1935 Page 3

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
The co-operative would own the facilities and take responsibility for the handling of goods, and an agent would manage the operations in exchange for a commission.

Chapter 5 The Onslaught of the Depression: 1930-1935 Page 20

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Tank cars, or barrels in box cars, were routed from refinery to agency.

Chapter 5 The Onslaught of the Depression: 1930-1935 Page 16

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
It was the site of one of the first co-operative stores and the first UFA Petroleum agency.

Chapter 5 The Onslaught of the Depression: 1930-1935 Page 6

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
On November 22, 1937, Glen Taylor became the Calgary Petroleum agent.

Chapter 6 Farmers in Business: 1936-1964 Page 8

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
The first Cardlock facility opened at the Calgary agency in 1984.

Chapter 6 Farmers in Business: 1936-1964 Page 12

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Territorial managers were named in nine regions to administer and supervise the business operations of both stores and agencies.

Chapter 6 Farmers in Business: 1936-1964 Page 15

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Against such a background, UFA opened a Petroleum agency and Cardlock in Dawson Creek, B.C. under agent Norman Kut.

Chapter 5 The Onslaught of the Depression: 1930-1935 Page 19

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Usually, the agentstrucks were small, the roads challenging, and distances prohibitive.

Chapter 5 The Onslaught of the Depression: 1930-1935 Page 21

Author
Gord Tolton
Format
textual record (electronic)
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
Author
Gord Tolton
Date Published
2009
Publisher
United Farmers of Alberta
Format
textual record (electronic)
Language
English
ISBN
978-0-9811680-0-5
Can I Use It?
This publication is provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained in accordance with the Copyright Act.
Source
Deep Roots, Promising Future, by Gord Tolton
The Medicine Hat Co-operative Association was among the many such locally owned co-operatives that operated UFA agencies in the post-war era.

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