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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lake of the Woods Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Clandeboye, RM of St. Andrews)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Clandeboye, on the CPR Winnipeg Beach Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews, dates back to 1916 when a 25,000-bushel crib was constructed here by the Lake of the Woods Milling Company. Replaced with a 40,000 bushel elevator in 1938, it was sold to the Ogilvie Flour Mills in 1954 then to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1959. Closed in July 1976, the elevator was demolished in 1979.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1916-1931

?

1931-1961

Daniel Joseph O'Donnell (?-1965)

1961-1976

William Alexander “Bill” Murdoch (1915-1986)

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Clandeboye

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Clandeboye (1970s)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.24212, W96.96980
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

Obituary [Daniel Joseph O'Donnell], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 November 1965, page 28.

Obituary [William Murdoch], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 February 1986, page 40.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 March 2022

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