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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Crystal City, Municipality of Louise)

A grain elevator on South Railway Avenue in Crystal City, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in the Municipality of Louise, was built in 1927 by United Grain Growers. Sold to Paterson Grain in 1940, its capacity was increased in the 2000s by six steel tanks. It was destroyed by fire on 20 August 2018.

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City (August 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City (10 August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City

Former Paterson grain elevator at Crystal City (22 August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.14703, W98.95081
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Elevator (Crystal City, Municipality of Louise)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Jean McManus, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 22 January 2020

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