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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Broomhill, Municipality of Two Borders)

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A wooden grain elevator at Broomhill, in the CPR Alida Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Two Borders, was built by Ogilvie Flour Mills then sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1946 when its elevator was destroyed by fire. Closed in July 1971, the elevator was later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1933

George Henderson

1933-1934

G. A. Grierson

1936-1946

Edward B. Dennison

1946-1947

M. D. Wiseman

1947-1949

H. N. Brown

1949-1951

Keith Lowdon

1951-1971

Howard Williams

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Broomhill

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Broomhill (1968)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A20408-114

Site Location (lat/long): N49.39210, W101.08735
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Aerial photo A20408-114, 1968, Air Photo Library of Manitoba.

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

Reflections of Time: A History of the R.M. of Albert by Albert History Book, 1984, page 114.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin.

Page revised: 23 December 2020

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