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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Elie, RM of Cartier)

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A 149,000-bushel wooden grain elevator near Elie, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Cartier, was built between October 1985 and October 1986 by the Manitoba Pool Elevators, and opened officially on 13 November 1986. Closed between 2001 and 2002, it was sold to a consortium of local farmers in 2004 and continues to be used for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


John A. Thompson


E. F. Lussier


R. E. LeFreniere


Ralph A. Legare


Jack Davidson



Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elie

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elie (October 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90483, W97.77585
denoted by symbol on the map above


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

“Pool plans spending drive,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 September 1984, page 25.

Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

Elie Elevator Inc. corporate registration [2015], Manitoba Companies Office.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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