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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Enterprise, RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

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A wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Enterprise on the CNR Wakopa Subdivision, in the Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain, was operated by the Paterson Grain Company. Built in the early 20th century by the Young Grain Company, its original 30,000-bushel capacity was increased to 62,000 bushels with a wooden annex. The elevator closed in the 1960s and was sold to a consortium of local farmers who moved it to Killarney.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


Barry Daun Colter (1938-1990)

Photos & Coordinates

Paterson Grain Elevator

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.08651, W99.55038
denoted by symbol on the map above


Obituary [Barry Daun Colter], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 March 1990, page 43.

Killarney East topographic map, 62G/4 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

We thank Lorraine Colter for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nick Janzen.

Page revised: 2 May 2021

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