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Historic Sites of Manitoba: British America Grain Elevator / National Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 2 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

A wooden grain elevator at Benito, on the CNR Preeceville Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Swan Valley West, was built around 1912 by the British America Elevator Company. Merged in 1940 into National Grain, it was sold to Federal Grain in 1969 and to Manitoba Pool in 1972, becoming its Pool C elevator.

Elevator row at Benito

Elevator row at Benito (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

National Grain elevator with Manitoba Pool B (left) at Benito

National Grain elevator with Manitoba Pool B (left) at Benito (1969)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

National Grain elevator at Benito

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

Site Location (lat/long): N51.91246, W101.54761
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevators A & B (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Searle Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 1 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator D (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin.

Page revised: 15 February 2019

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