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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Coulter, Municipality of Two Borders)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A 50,000-bushel wooden grain elevator in Coulter, on the CPR Lyleton Subdivision in the Municipality of Two Borders, with its associated crib annex and engine shed, was once operated by Manitoba Pool. Built in 1928, it closed in July 1971. Rail service ceased when a bridge was washed out during a severe storm and was not replaced. The elevator was purchased by McKinney Farms and used for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1943

F. J. Lang

1943-1946

D. Stuart Lind

1946-1949

D. Mulligan

1949-1952

R. E. Topham

1952-1953

R. Y. McIntyre

1953-1971

R. G. Matchett

Photos & Coordinates

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter (August 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2274.

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter (August 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2275.

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter

Former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Coulter (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.08957, W100.98600
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Jean McManus, and Mike Lisowski.

Page revised: 1 July 2019

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