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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Railway Avenue, Glenboro, Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

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A wooden grain elevator in Glenboro, on the CPR Glenboro Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress, was built by Manitoba Pool Elevators between November 1984 and Marsh 1985, replacing an older elevator from 1926. It was opened officially on 30 September 1985. Closed around 2002, it was demolished in 2009.

Agents / Buyers (Pool A)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1928

A. H. Wilton

1928-1929

S. B. Evans

1929-1946

Archie H. Wilton

1946-1951

A. S. King

1951-1972

John Mervin “Jack” Howatt (1907-2005)

1972-1987

E. Brown Andrews

1987-1998

J. W. Garth Stephenson

1998-2002

?

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro (no date)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro under construction

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro under construction (1985)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro (July 2007)
Source: Bernie Freeman

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Glenboro (2010)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.55446, W99.28741
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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].

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

We thank Shelagh Poolie (Viterra Inc.) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Glenn Dickson, and Bernie Freeman.

Page revised: 14 July 2020

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