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

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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


Agent / Buyer


D. A. McNaughton


G. M. Hall


George R. Suggit


G. M. Hall


George R. Suggit


Edward B. Connor


M. L. Chorneyko


Neil Maurice Boughton (1929-2003)


G. W. Franks


A. D. Nedohin


Dennis W. Beaumont


Allan R. Wilson

Photos & Coordinates

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


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: 5 September 2020

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