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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 2 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A 30,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Cartwright, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin, was built in 1926 by Paterson Grain, replacing two prior elevators at the site. An annex was built beside it in 1953. Sold to Federal Grain in 1969, becoming its #2 elevator here, it was re-sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1972, becoming Pool C. The elevator was closed soon after and was demolished.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


J. L. Munro


Henry Heatherington (1859-1947)


C. Trembath


R. Richards


M. Mason


W. L. Kempthorne


A. Lougheed


D. L. Jones


G. W. Thomas


H. R. Yeo


B. Galad


B. G. Nesbitt

Photos & Coordinates

The former Paterson grain elevator at Cartwright

The former Paterson grain elevator at Cartwright (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

The former Paterson grain elevator at Cartwright

The former Paterson grain elevator at Cartwright (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Location (lat/long): N49.09502, W99.34249
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A / Private Grain Elevator (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator 1 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)


Memories Along the Badger Revisited: Cartwright and District, 1885-1985 by Cartwright & District History Committee, 1985, page 11.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Joel Bouchard for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 June 2019

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