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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Cracknell, Municipality of Riding Mountain West)

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A wooden grain elevator at Cracknell, on the CPR Russell Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Riding Mountain West, was built in 1921 by Paterson Grain, using materials salvaged from an older elevator at Sintaluta, Saskatchewan. A new crib annex was built in 1952 and, eight years later, a new balloon annex was made using material salvaged from an elevator at Madill. It was closed in 2000 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1922

H. M. Hansen

1923-1925

R. C. McLennan

1926-1929

A. Clarke

1930-1934

J. F. McLennan

1935-2000

?

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of grain elevators at Cracknell

Aerial view of grain elevators at Cracknell (1969)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A19493-47

Grain elevators at Cracknell with UGG #1 at left, Manitoba Pool at centre, and Paterson at right

Grain elevators at Cracknell with UGG #1 at left, Manitoba Pool at centre, and Paterson at right (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at right and Paterson grain elevator at left

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at right and Paterson grain elevator at left (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Paterson grain elevator at Cracknell

Paterson grain elevator at Cracknell (September 1999)
Source: Mike Lisowski

Site Location (lat/long): N50.86327, W101.24076
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Cracknell, Municipality of Riding Mountain West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Reliance Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Cracknell, Municipality of Riding Mountain West)

Sources:

John Everitt Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

This page was prepared by Denis Sabourin and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 June 2019

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