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Manitoba History No. 89
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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

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1933

J. A. Grundy

1933-1935

S. M. Finkbeiner

1935-1937

G. Rusk

1937-1938

Closed

1938-1940

John W. “Jack” Hyslop (1901-?)

1940-1941

A. L. Earley

1941-1943

J. C. White

1943-1947

Harvey Munro

1947-1952

W. R. Robb

1952-1953

S. J. Anderson

1953-1954

W. R. Robb

1954-1969

William Neilson

1970-1971

Colin J. Wilson

Photos & Maps

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)

Sources:

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: 22 February 2019

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