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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Benard, RM of Cartier)

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A wooden grain elevator at Benard, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Cartier, was constructed in 1948 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. An annex was added in 1966 and the entire facility was renovated in 1983. Closed on 1 November 1996, it was demolished in 2001.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1948-1952

?

1952-1954

Anthony A. “Tony” Bouchard

1954-1988

Charles W. Dufresne

1988-1989

Kevin Ferguson

1989-1990

?

1990-1991

Donald A. Bahuaud

1991-1994

Dan Van Den Bosch

1994-1996

?

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (1993)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (no date)
Source: Donalda Johnson

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (July 1999)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.92047, W97.85049
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

We thank Gerald Houle, Donalda Johnson, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 February 2020

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