A wooden grain elevator along Second Avenue in Austin, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Municipality of North Norfolk, was built in 1951 (replacing an earlier structure) and was formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Its successor Agricore closed the the elevator in July 2001 and sold it to the Pine Creek Hutterite Colony.
Agent / Buyer
C. T. Campbell
J. Alex Beresford
Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Austin (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 1947.
The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Austin (February 2015)
Source: Jean McManus
Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Austin (August 2020)
Source: George Penner
The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Austin (August 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.95058, W98.93571
denoted by symbol on the map above
“Farmers may start their own elevators,” Brandon Sun, 10 August 2001, page 18.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 4 February 2022
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