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

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A wooden grain elevator at Elgin, on the CNR Hartney Subdivision in the Municipality of Grassland, was built in 1926 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. In 1951, a balloon annex increased its capacity from 50,000 to 80,000 bushels. A second balloon annex was constructed the following year. The entire complex was demolished in 1992.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


Thomas McLean


Gordon Andrew McLean (1909-1982)


R. W. Rogers


Maxwell Agnew “Max” Mullett (1913-1997)


James Alexander Matchett


Paul A. Pickett


Roger J. Tinant


Wayne Suski

After 1992

See Paterson Grain Elevator

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Elgin

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

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44354, W100.26709
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private 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.

A19905-61, Manitoba Air Photo Library.

Obituary [Gordon Andrew McLean], Brandon Sun, 9 November 1982, page 17.

Elgin Echoes: Into the Millennium, 1970-1999 by Elgin History Book Committee, 1999, page 44.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 December 2020

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