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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Bield, Municipality of Roblin)

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A 66,900-bushel grain elevator at Bield, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Roblin, was constructed in 1927 by the Northern Elevator Company. Bought by Manitoba Pool Elevators, major renovations were carried out in 1954 and a new annex was built in 1968. The elevator closed in December 1975 and was torn down in mid-1978.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


S. M. Currey


S. M. Finkbeiner


John McFadyen


F. B. Abigail


William Henry “Bill” Ruddock (1914-1985)


Lawrence A. Dietrich


James R. Butterfield


H. A. Thompson


Sam M. Stewart


T. B. Turner


Peter Kowalchuk


Robert J. Davidson

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevator and balloon annex at Bield

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

Site Location (lat/long): N51.21992, W101.15278
denoted by symbol on the map above


Obituary [William Henry Ruddock], Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1985, page 36.

Roblin East topographic map, 62N/3 East, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 22 October 2018

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