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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pioneer Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Parrish & Heimbecker Grain Elevator (Dutton Siding, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

A 150,000-bushel composite-style wooden grain elevator at Dutton Siding, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Gilbert Plains, was built between 1985 and 1986 by Pioneer Grain. Traded to United Grain Growers in 1995, it was sold by Agricore United to Parrish and Heimbecker in 2002.

Pioneer grain elevator at Dutton Siding

Pioneer grain elevator at Dutton Siding (1993)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Parrish and Heimbecker grain elevator at Dutton Siding

Parrish and Heimbecker grain elevator at Dutton Siding (August 2004)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.14865, W100.58852
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Dutton Siding, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Dutton Siding, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Sources:

“Pioneer to construct 1.5 million dollar elevator at Dutton,” Grandview Exponent, 22 May 1985, page 1.

“Elevator going up,” Dauphin Herald, 26 November 1985, page 26.

We thank Bernie Freeman for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2021

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