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Продолжаем конкурс на знание Виннипега.

 Стоят бетонные столбы в черте города более 20 лет заброшенными в степи.Первый, кто напишет о местонахождении и историю столбов, кто и для чего их установил, получит в подарок одночасовую фотосессию.

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Winni аватар
Winni ответил в теме #63515 08 апр 2019 11:48
Первый ответ: Dennis Mavrin 1963 год, Британо-американская компания, основанная 4 братьями Симкин, заложила фундамент для постройки цементного завода. Находится на Sturgeon Rd. В то же время ещё одна компания выразила желание на постройку цементного завода, и в дальнейшем купила эту локацию а завод построила на Кенастон.
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Winni ответил в теме #63516 08 апр 2019 11:49
Второй ответ: Jennie Nazimov Это на Стуржен Роад с 1963-4 года когда компания Бритиш Американ костракшен хотели взять под одну крышу 31 компанию в Виннипеге. На каждом столбе есть номер и дата который определяет прочность на сколько он может стоять... Ну как то так в кратце
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Winni ответил в теме #63517 08 апр 2019 11:51
И третий ответ через 12 минут после первого: Irina Glikshtern This site along Sturgeon Road in the Rural Municipality of Rosser is about 40 acres in area with an abandoned railway line through it from the CPR main line. Within the area are four large mounds that stand at least eight feet high, in two pairs, with numerous concrete pillars protruding from each mound. If one looks from above, each mound is seen to be almost perfectly circular and the pillars are oriented in a neat grid. The two mounds nearest Sturgeon Road are the largest, each about 70 feet in diameter, while two farther from the road are smaller, about 50 feet in diameter.
The site was developed between late 1963 and early 1964 by BACM (British-American Construction and Materials Limited) Limited, founded in 1961 by four brothers (Saul Simkin, Jim Simkin, Israel Simkin, and Abraham Simkin) to amalgamate their 31 companies into one large entity, based in Winnipeg. The company was involved in three major businesses: building supplies, land and property development, and construction. BACM’s building supplies division made concrete products such as precast beams, piles, girders and other structural members; concrete sewer pipe; concrete blocks and brick; and ready-mix concrete. Perhaps most significant, from the standpoint of this site, were its concrete piles.
In May 1963, BACM announced plans to build an $8.5 million cement-manufacturing plant, using limestone quarried at Steeprock and Lily Bay with locally-dug clay to make Portland cement. The subsidiary to operate the plant was to be known as the British-American Cement Company. This was just a month after another firm, Inland Cement, announced similar plans for a $8 million plant in Winnipeg. This was all in addition to the existing Canada Cement plant at Fort Whyte. Industry analysts observed that, if two new plants were built, they would produce almost triple the amount of cement required by Manitoba’s entire construction industry. Three cement plants were not needed in Manitoba.
In November 1963, the driving of concrete piles for BACM’s cement plant commenced here. Each of the piles had a series of numbers written into its concrete when wet. The numbers represent the date on which the pile was made, so workers would know when a pile had sufficient strength to withstand the stress of being pounded into the ground, and its length in feet. The piles at this site are 50, 55, and 60 feet in length.
In June 1964, Inland Cement announced it had purchased the site from BACM. The deal came on the heels of an April 1964 decision by the Winnipeg city council to give all of the city’s cement business to Inland, whose plant was in the Saskatchewan, despite protests from the local Canada Cement that they deserved some of the deal. Eventually, Inland Cement went ahead with its plans for a new cement plant, and built a facility on Kenaston Boulevard that is now abandoned.