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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool 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 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 has since been removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1945

Thomas McLean

1945-1948

Gordon Andrew McLean (1909-1982)

1948-1960

R. W. Rogers

1960-1966

Maxwell Agnew “Max” Mullett (1913-1997)

1966-1975

James Alexander Matchett

1975-1978

Paul A. Pickett

1978-1979

Roger J. Tinant

1979-1998

Wayne Suski

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator 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)

Sources:

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 March 2020

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