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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fallison Commemorative Marker (Fallison, Municipality of Louise)

In 1914, the village of Fallison was established in what is now the Municipality of Louise along the CPR Fallison Subdivision. This occurred when local farmer John Fallis petitioned Premier Rodmond Roblin to extend the railway from Snowflake to this point. The grain companies that operated elevators at Fallison included United Grain Growers (1918-1924), Wiley Low and Company (1924-1932), Manitoba Pool (1928-1962), and Federal Grain (1932-1962). The railway line was abandoned in July 1962, the grain elevators closed, and the rails were removed the following month.

Fallison commemorative sign

Fallison commemorative sign (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.04443, W98.87402
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Wiley Low Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator (Fallison, Municipality of Louise)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Fallison, Municipality of Louise)


A Diary of Snowflake, Manitoba edited by Landon Booker, page 21.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Ed Grassick.

Page revised: 7 December 2019

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