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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Gilbert Plains, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in the Municipality of Gibert Plains, was formerly operated by the Manitoba Pool Elevators. Closed in May 2001, the elevator is now used for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers (Pool A)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1929

E. I. Osborne

1929-1951

S. J. McLean

1951-1953

A. J. Johnston

1953-1954

Arthur Inglis Findlater

1954-1957

B. Evans

1957-1968

Dwight M. Montgomery

1969-1972

Adam C. Negrych

Agents / Buyers (Pool B)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1943-1953

R. V. Davidson

1953-1959

S. J. Brunton

1959-1963

L. A. Agar

1963-1968

Len C. Clark

1968-1976

Dwight M. Montgomery

1976-1979

David Wilson

Agents / Buyers (Pool C)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1954-1963

A. J. Johnston

1963-1964

Allan Bork

1964-1982

Walter Demchuk

1982-1990

Brian G. Dilk

1990-1995

Gary Gulak

Agents / Buyers (Pool D)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1960-1963

L. A. Agar

1963-1968

Len C. Clark

1968-1976

Dwight M. Montgomery

1976-1979

David Wilson

1979-1998

Dale Chester

Photos & Coordinates

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains (May 1998)
Source: George Penner

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains (July 2015)
Source: Jean McManus

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Gilbert Plains (February 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.14761, W100.48666
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

“Gilbert Plains elevators face closure,” Grandview Exponent, 21 November 2000, page 2.

“Agricore to close Parkland elevators,” Dauphin Herald, 28 November 2000, page 6.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2020

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