A wooden grain elevator at Elgin, on the CNR Hartney Subdivision in the Municipality of Grassland, was one of two elevators operated by Paterson Grain. The larger of the two was moved here from Wakopa in 1966. Both were sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1981, the smaller elevator was demolished, and the remaining one was renovated extensively. A modern crib annex was also built beside it. Closed by Agricore United in 2001, it was sold into private ownership and continues in use for local grain storage.
Agent / Buyer
See Manitoba Pool
Aerial view of the grain elevators at Elgin (1990s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University
Agricore grain elevator at Elgin (1999)
Source: George Penner
The former Agricore United grain elevator at Elgin (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus
The former Agricore United grain elevator at Elgin (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44351, W100.26590
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Elgin, Municipality of Grassland)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Elgin, Municipality of Grassland)
Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.
Elgin Echoes: Into the Millennium, 1970-1999 by Elgin History Book Committee, 1999, page 44.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 13 May 2023
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