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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Past episodes

Past episodes

Map of historic sites featured in the series

Map of featured sites

Abandoned Manitoba

Abandoned Manitoba

More Abandoned Manitoba

More Abandoned Manitoba

In collaboration with the Weekend Morning Show at CBC Manitoba, the Manitoba Historical Society is highlighting unique historic structures around the province. Among the places profiled in this regular radio feature are schools, churches, stores, homes, grain elevators, military bases, and more. If you would like to suggest an historic site for the series, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Past Episodes

Broadcast Date

Featured Site

MP3 Audio

16 December 2018

More buildings in limbo, this time outside of Winnipeg. Do you have suggestions? Leave me a phone message at 204-474-7469.

 

9 December 2018

Salvation Army Citadel (221 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg)

10 minutes

2 December 2018

McKinley School No. 1462 (RM of Mountain) and Manitoba’s Rural School Designs
Other surviving Eatons plan schools: Balsam Bay, Belses, Bluebell, Brandon Hills, Cowan, Hillview, Loon Lake, Meleb, Oak Point, Pine Valley, St. Vincent de Paul

9 minutes

25 November 2018

Undelivered letters in the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives

11 minutes

18 November 2018

Manitoba House (Kinosota, RM of Alonsa)

9 minutes

11 November 2018

MHS war memorials project (with Darryl Toews)

17 minutes

4 November 2018

Hoffman Family Grain Elevator and Mill (RM of Macdonald)

13 minutes

28 October 2018

Fire lookout towers: Sasaginnigak Fire Tower (Sasaginnigak Lake, Atikaki Provincial Park), Woodridge Fire Tower (Woodridge, Woodridge Provincial Park)

13 minutes

21 October 2018

Launching this week, the book More Abandoned Manitoba

11 minutes

14 October 2018

Hodgson Legion Hall (Hodgson, RM of Fisher)

11 minutes

7 October 2018

Winnipeg buildings in limbo: St. Charles Hotel (235 Notre Dame Avenue), Rubin Block (270 Morley), St. James Hotel (1719 Portage Avenue), and Osborne Village Inn (160 Osborne Street)

11 minutes

30 September 2018

Curry Brothers Building (Municipality of Pembina)

9 minutes

23 September 2018

Grey Nuns’ Convent (St. Francois Xavier, RM of St. Francois Xavier)

9 minutes

16 September 2018

Oxbow Woods (RM of Portage la Prairie)

9 minutes

9 September 2018

Asessippi Townsite (RM of Riding Mountain West)

10 minutes

2 September 2018

Summer Edition - Downtown Winnipeg

9 minutes

26 August 2018

Summer Edition - The Narrows

8 minutes

19 August 2018

Summer Edition - Morden

9 minutes

12 August 2018

Summer Edition - Boreal Shores Art Tour

9 minutes

5 August 2018

Summer Edition - Melita

11 minutes

29 July 2018

Summer Edition - Dauphin

9 minutes

22 July 2018

Summer Edition - Austin

9 minutes

15 July 2018

Summer Edition - Churchill

8 minutes

1 July 2018

On the road to western Manitoba

16 minutes

3 June 2018

Van Horne Farm / Searle Farm (RM of St. Clements)

12 minutes

6 May 2018

Modern Dairy Building (738 St. Joseph Street, Winnipeg)

9 minutes

8 April 2018

Manitoba Power Commission Powerhouse (Minnedosa) / Maps of rural electrification

12 minutes

4 March 2018

St. Boniface Normal School (210 rue Masson, Winnipeg)

11 minutes

4 February 2018

Assiniboine River Needle Dam (Assiniboine River, RM of Portage la Prairie)

11 minutes

7 January 2018

Winnipeg Central Dump / Saskatchewan Avenue Dump / “Garbage Hill” / Westview Park (Winnipeg) and Mixed Garbage and Refuse Destructor / Winnipeg Incinerator / Maude Street Incinerator (Henry Avenue, Winnipeg)

11 minutes

3 December 2017

Brandon House No. 1 (Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

9 minutes

5 November 2017

St. Boniface Water Tower (552 Plinguet Street, Winnipeg)

9 minutes

1 October 2017

Circus Drive-In Theatre / Delta Drive-In Theatre (Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie)

10 minutes

24 September 2017

This Old Barn

13 minutes

17 September 2017

This Old Elevator

14 minutes

10 September 2017

British-American Cement Plant (Sturgeon Road, RM of Rosser)

12 minutes

3 September 2017

Campbell Soup Plant (Fifteenth Street NW, Portage la Prairie)

8 minutes

27 August 2017

Caddy Lake Emergency Airfield (Whiteshell Provincial Park)

11 minutes

20 August 2017

Canadian Pacific Railway Bergen Cutoff Bridge (Red River, Winnipeg)

12 minutes

13 August 2017

Salt Plains Raceway (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

9 minutes

6 August 2017

RCAF Station Bird (Fox Lake Cree Nation)

10 minutes

30 July 2017

York Factory Depot Building (Hayes River, Northern Manitoba)

12 minutes

23 July 2017

Lido Plage Resort (RM of Cartier), Holmfield Swimming Hole (Long River, Holmfield, RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

8 minutes

16 July 2017

North Kildonan Municipal Hall (1400 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg)

10 minutes

9 July 2017

Misericordia General Hospital (20 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg)

11 minutes

2 July 2017

Pine Falls Paper Mill (Powerview-Pine Falls)

11 minutes

25 June 2017

Davidson Ranch / Manitoba Dairy Farms (Marchand, RM of La Broquerie), Carter Farm Silo (RM of La Broquerie), and Schau Farm Silos (RM of La Broquerie)

12 minutes

18 June 2017

Palace Theatre (501 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg)

7 minutes

11 June 2017

Canadian National Railway Water Tower / Prisoner-of-War Camp (RM of Roland)

9 minutes

4 June 2017

Grand Rapids Tramway (Grand Rapids, Northern Manitoba)

8 minutes

28 May 2017

Carnegie Library / City of Winnipeg Archives (380 William Avenue, Winnipeg)

11 minutes

21 May 2017

Conestoga Campsites (1341 St. Anne's Road, Winnipeg)

9 minutes

14 May 2017

Crabby Steve’s Dance Hall (RM of Armstrong)

8 minutes

7 May 2017

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Tyndall, RM of Brokenhead)

11 minutes

30 April 2017

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Bridge (Assiniboine River, Brandon) and grain elevators on the CNR Wawanesa Subdivision: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Hilton, RM of Prairie Lakes), Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Wawanesa, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa), and Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “B” (Rounthwaite, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

18 minutes

23 April 2017

Demonstration Farm House (44 Water Street, Killarney, RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

13 minutes

15 April 2017

Shriners’ Hospital for Crippled Children / Rehabilitation Centre for Children (611-633 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg)

16 minutes

9 April 2017

Captain William Kennedy House (417 River Road, RM of St. Andrews)

12 minutes

2 April 2017

Manitoba 1912 License Plate Project

14 minutes

26 March 2017

Red River / Netley-Libau Marsh (RM of St. Clements)

12 minutes

19 March 2017

Wasyl Negrych Pioneer Homestead (Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

12 minutes

12 March 2017

St. Peter Dynevor Anglican Rectory / Dynevor Indian Hospital / St. John’s Cathedral Boys’ School (1147 Breezy Point Road, RM of St. Andrews)

12 minutes

5 March 2017

Reginald Buller Monument (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg)

17 minutes

26 February 2017

Manitoba Sugar Company Plant (555 Hervo Street, Winnipeg)

15 minutes

19 February 2017

Gilbert Plains Beef Ring Building (Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

9 minutes

12 February 2017

Grainfields School No. 2186 (Municipality of Roblin)

12 minutes

5 February 2017

Langtry Fox Farm Tower (RM of Rockwood) / Rempel Janz Fox Barn (RM of Hanover) / Emerson Fox Barn (Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

10 minutes

29 January 2017

Duck Factory No. 1 Building (Oak Hammock Marsh, RM of Rockwood)

9 minutes

22 January 2017

Chapman Museum (Municipality of Riverdale)

9 minutes

15 January 2017

Masonic Temple / Mother Tucker’s Restaurant (335 Donald Street, Winnipeg)

9 minutes

8 January 2017

Sovereen Eight-sided Log House (Swan River)

9 minutes

31 December 2016

Winnipeg Canoe Club (47 Dunkirk Drive, Winnipeg)

11 minutes

24 December 2016

Flax Fibre Warehouses (North Railway Street, Killarney, RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

8 minutes

18 December 2016

Updates on a few sites from the past 18 months (Terry Macleod’s retirement)

11 December 2016

J. R. Watkins Company Building (90 Annabella Street, Winnipeg)

10 minutes

4 December 2016

Brookeville Granite Quarry (East Braintree, RM of Reynolds)

11 minutes

27 November 2016

Ivan Franko Hall (Lorne Hill Road, RM of Springfield)

10 minutes

20 November 2016

Biffie Burn Monument (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

7 minutes

13 November 2016

Emerson CPR Station (Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

9 minutes

6 November 2016

The town of Pointe du Bois (Whiteshell Provincial Park)

10 minutes

30 October 2016

Scallion House and Granary (RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

9 minutes

23 October 2016

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery (Rofton, RM of Stuartburn)

12 minutes

16 October 2016

Manitoba Industrial Farm / Prison Farm (RM of Reynolds)

12 minutes

9 October 2016

Davidson House (344 Main Street East, Neepawa)

6 minutes

2 October 2016

Elie Strawboard Plant (Elie, RM of Cartier)

8 minutes

25 September 2016

Swistun Buddas (RM of Harrison Park)

13 minutes

18 September 2016

Brookdale Grain Warehouse (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

7 minutes

11 September 2016

Fairford Railway Bridge (RM of Grahamdale)

8 minutes

4 September 2016

Eighth Street Bridge (Brandon)

9 minutes

28 August 2016

Camp Hughes (Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

9 minutes

21 August 2016

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Dam and Pump House (Rivers, Municipality of Riverdale)

9 minutes

14 August 2016

Fort Ellice trails: Neepawa, RM of Wallace-Woodworth, and Birtle

9 minutes

7 August 2016

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Quadra, Municipality of Prairie View)

10 minutes

31 July 2016

Canada Cement Plant (McGillivray Boulevard, Winnipeg)

9 minutes

24 July 2016

Totogan Town Site (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

10 minutes

17 July 2016

Valley River Suspension Bridge (RM of Dauphin)

9 minutes

10 July 2016

Redemptorist Fathers College / St. Vladimir’s College (Roblin, Municipality of Roblin)

8 minutes

3 July 2016

HMCS Churchill / CFS Churchill / Churchill Naval Base (Churchill)

8 minutes

26 June 2016

Lyons House (Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

8 minutes

19 June 2016

A. E. McKenzie Building (30 Ninth Street, Brandon)

8 minutes

12 June 2016

Kirkjubol Cemetery (Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park)

8 minutes

5 June 2016

Valleyview Building (Brandon Mental Health Centre, First Street, Brandon)

8 minutes

29 May 2016

Northern Woods and Water Route Monument (RM of Rosser)

7 minutes

22 May 2016

Mapping Manitoba’s historic sites, part 2

9 minutes

15 May 2016

Mapping Manitoba’s historic sites, part 1

9 minutes

8 May 2016

Atkinson House (RM of Hamiota)

7 minutes

1 May 2016

Hartney Town Hall (220 West Railway Street, Hartney, Municipality of Grassland)

7 minutes

24 April 2016

Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church (Sclater, RM of Mountain)

6 minutes

17 April 2016

Bradley Gravesite (Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

8 minutes

10 April 2016

La Riviere Ski Slopes (La Riviere, RM of Pembina)

7 minutes

3 April 2016

Leacock House “The Castle” (Birtle, Municipality of Prairie View)

9 minutes

27 March 2016

Bender Hamlet (RM of Armstrong)

7 minutes

20 March 2016

SS Alpha Shipwreck (RM of Victoria)

7 minutes

13 March 2016

Scheppers Agricultural College / Sacred Heart College (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

8 minutes

6 March 2016

Flee Island Entrenchments (RM of Portage la Prairie)

8 minutes

28 February 2016

Loyal Orange Lodge (Graysville, RM of Dufferin)

8 minutes

21 February 2016

Manitoba College of Pharmacy Building (422 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg)

6 minutes

14 February 2016

Fort Daer (Pembina, North Dakota)

7 minutes

7 February 2016

Defence Industries Limited Cordite Plant / Transcona Cordite Plant (RM of Springfield)

8 minutes

31 January 2016

Fort Ellice (RM of Ellice-Archie)

8 minutes

24 January 2016

Harrison Mill and Grain Elevators (Holmfield, Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

7 minutes

17 January 2016

Canadian Pacific Railway Engine House (Reston, RM of Pipestone)

5 minutes

10 January 2016

Elma Pool Hall and Residence (Elma, RM of Whitemouth)

7 minutes

3 January 2016

Port Nelson Bridge and Island (Hudson Bay, Northern Manitoba)

11 minutes

20 December 2015

Kilkenny General Store (Broomhill, Municipality of Two Borders)

8 minutes

13 December 2015

Star Mound / Star Mound School No. 413 (Municipality of Louise)

6 minutes

6 December 2015

Mallard Lodge / Delta Marsh Field Station (RM of Portage la Prairie)

9 minutes

29 November 2015

Rapid City School No. 124 (Rapid City, RM of Oakview)

6 minutes

22 November 2015

Manitoba Glass Company Site (Beausejour)

7 minutes

15 November 2015

Carnegie Monument (Municipality of Riverdale)

6 minutes

8 November 2015

Betsey Ramsay Grave (Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

7 minutes

1 November 2015

Copley Anglican Church and Cemetery (Municipality of Two Borders)

7 minutes

25 October 2015

Clay Banks Bison Jump (Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

7 minutes

18 October 2015

Vulcan Iron Works (105 Maple Street North, Winnipeg)

6 minutes

11 October 2015

Ninette Sanatorium (Ninette, RM of Prairie Lakes)

6 minutes

4 October 2015

Lang House (RM of Pembina)

6 minutes

27 September 2015

Old Deloraine Bank Vault (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

6 minutes

20 September 2015

Little Saskatchewan River Generating Station / Hydroelectric Power Dam (RM of Whitehead)

5 minutes

13 September 2015

Lake of the Woods Grain Elevator (Elva, RM of Two Borders)

6 minutes

6 September 2015

Sidney Brickworks (Sidney, RM of North Norfolk)

8 minutes

30 August 2015

York Lodge / Kirchhoffer Lodge / The Chimney (Delta Marsh, RM of Portage la Prairie)

7 minutes

23 August 2015

Gervais Bowstring Arch Bridge (RM of Portage la Prairie)

6 minutes

16 August 2015

Rosehill Limestone Quarry and Kilns (RM of Siglunes)

7 minutes

9 August 2015

Telecommunications Repeater Station (RM of Morris)

7 minutes

2 August 2015

Matchettville School No. 1342 (Municipality of Norfolk-Treherne)

7 minutes

26 July 2015

McArdle Salt Works (near Lake Winnipegosis)

7 minutes

19 July 2015

Bombing and Gunnery School No. 7 (Paulson, RM of Dauphin)

7 minutes

12 July 2015

Lakeside Fresh Air Camp for Children (RM of Gimli)

11 minutes

5 July 2015

Union Stockyards (Winnipeg)

8 minutes

28 June 2015

Birtle Indian Residential School (Birtle, Municipality of Prairie View)

7 minutes

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 December 2018

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