Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Dropmore, RM of Riding Mountain West)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Dropmore, on the CNR Tonkin Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West, was built in 1928 by United Grain Growers and sold later the same year to Manitoba Pool Elevators. Designated as Pool A at this site, the elevator was closed in July 1971 and demolished in 1972.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


J. A. Grundy


Sydney M. Finkbeiner


G. Rusk




John W. “Jack” Hyslop (1901-?)


A. L. Earley


J. C. White


Harvey Munro


W. R. Robb


S. J. Anderson


W. R. Robb


William Neilson


Colin J. Wilson

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dropmore, with Manitoba Pool A on the right

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dropmore, with Manitoba Pool A on the right (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A18664-7

Site Location (lat/long): N51.01560, W101.44170
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: British America Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Dropmore, RM of Riding Mountain West)


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

Then and Now: Dropmore, Castleavery, Grainsby, Rochedale by Betty Bauereiss, Marcon Consulting, 1995, pages 35, 294.

This page was prepared by Denis Sabourin and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 October 2022

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