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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Cromer, RM of Pipestone)

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A wooden grain elevator at Cromer, on the CNR Cromer Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was in 1926 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. In late 1981, an elevator from Woodnorth was moved beside it and the old elevator was converted into an annex before being removed in the 1990s. The elevator was demolished in 2002.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1927

Charles “Charlie” Merrell

1927-1929

Carl Christianson Dahl (1888-1974)

1929-1930

Jack H. Douglas

1930-1932

Edgar Felix Lussier (1891-1974)

1932-1940

Harold R. “Harry” Ballance

1940-1944

Seth C. Reid

1944-1948

Ray W. Rodgers

1948-1959

George A. Thompson

1959-1969

Malcolm M. “Mac” MacDonald

1969-1993

Hardie P. Lewis

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer

Aerial view of grain elevators at Cromer (1980s)
Source: Manitoba Pool fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2279

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2280

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer

Manitoba Pool grain elevator A at Cromer (August 1999)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.73125, W101.23442
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B / Private Grain Elevator (Cromer, RM of Pipestone)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Woodnorth, RM of Pipestone)

Sources:

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

We thank George Penner and Shelagh Poolie (Viterra) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 March 2020

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