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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Elm Creek, RM of Grey)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Elm Creek, on the CPR Glenboro Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Grey, was built in 1928 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Closed by Agricore in July 2001, the facility was sold for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1931

F. R. Britton

1931-1932

J. C. McIntyre

1932-1946

W. H. Mills

1946-1953

J. M. Kines

1953-1969

James H. Murray

1969-1981

Henry Veldman

1981-1986

Aubrey H. Hay

1986-1990

Dave Wilcox

1990-1998

Robert Franzman

1998-2001

?

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elm Creek

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elm Creek (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2313.

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elm Creek

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elm Creek (July 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elm Creek

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Elm Creek (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.67333, W97.99331
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

“Farmers may start their own elevators,” Brandon Sun, 10 August 2001, page 18.

We thank Jean McManus and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2020

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