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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Birnie, RM of Rosedale)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Birnie, in the CNR Neepawa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, closed in August 1972. The railway line was abandoned in early 1981 and the tracks were removed. The elevator is no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1931

D. A. McNaughton

1931-1943

G. M. Hall

1943-1944

George R. Suggit

1944-1945

G. M. Hall

1945-1946

George R. Suggit

1946-1949

Edward B. Connor

1949-1951

M. L. Chorneyko

1951-1957

Neil Maurice Boughton (1929-2003)

1957-1962

G. W. Franks

1962-1969

A. D. Nedohin

1969-1971

Dennis W. Beaumont

1971-1972

Allan R. Wilson

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Birnie

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

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Birnie

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Birnie (1971)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A30347-47

Site Location (lat/long): N50.44822, W99.44229
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Arden West topographic map, 62J/6 West, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

Neepawa - Land of Plenty by A. F. McKenzie, 1981, page 68.

Obituary [Neil Maurice Boughton], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 August 2003.

Aerial photo A30347-47, 1971, Air Photo Library of Manitoba.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Glenn Dickson, Mike Lisowski, and Denis Sabourin.

Page revised: 13 August 2018

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