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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Elgin, Municipality of Grassland)

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A wooden grain elevator in 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.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1981-1998

Wayne Suski

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elgin

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Elgin (1990s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elgin

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elgin (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elgin

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elgin (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.44351, W100.26590
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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)

Sources:

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

We thank Doug Dodds for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 12 August 2017

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