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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “A” (Eden, RM of Rosedale)

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A wooden grain elevator at Eden, on the CNR Neepawa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, was operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators until it closed in December 1977. The railway line was abandoned in early 1981 and the tracks were removed. The elevator is no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

J. F. Kitt

1929-1945

E. I. Osborne

1945-1946

H. J. Benedict

1946-1959

A. J. Cook

1959-1977

Alexander Laurence “Slim” Mayor (?-1998)

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” at Eden, with the United Grain Growers and Pool “B” elevators in the background

Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” at Eden, with the United Grain Growers and Pool “B” elevators in the background (1961)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” at Eden

Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” at Eden (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” at Eden

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” at Eden (1969)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, 69WM49-130

Site Location (lat/long): N50.37844, W99.47035
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “B” (Eden, RM of Rosedale)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Eden, RM of Rosedale)

Sources:

Arden West topographic map, 62J/6 West, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

Neepawa - Land of Plenty by A. F. McKenzie, 1981, page 68.

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

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Glenn Dickson, Mike Lisowski, and Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 17 August 2020

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