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Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Birdtail, Municipality of Rossburn)

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A wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Birdtail, on the CNR Rossburn Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Rossburn, was built in 1938 by United Grain Growers to replace an earlier elevator at the site. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in March 1960, it was the B elevator until 1975 when it was closed and demolished.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


Sam Arbuckle


Robert Clark Chisholm


Doug Davidson




Cliff Strong



Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevators A and B at Birdtail

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

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Birdtail

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Birdtail (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Location (lat/long): N50.72848, W100.88460
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A / Private Grain Elevator (Birdtail, Municipality of Rossburn)


United Grain Growers Fonds, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Joel Bouchard.

Page revised: 30 June 2019

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