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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Graham, RM of Roland)

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A wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Graham, on the CPR Carman Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Roland, was built in 1927 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Closed in July 1971, the railway was abandoned in November 1975. No vestige of the railway tracks, elevator, agent’s residence, or access roads remain at the site in the middle of an agricultural field.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


F. A. Ritter


F. A. Newman


J. E. Dorey


D. J. McDonald


Gordon Alexander Greenaway (1898-1983)


Andrew Ralph Smith (1914-1986)


W. W. Cowan


Andrew Ralph Smith (1914-1986)


Gary R. Small


J. M. Burnett

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Graham

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator and agent’s residence at Graham (no date)
Source: Doreen Smith

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Graham

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Graham (no date)
Source: Doreen Smith

Site Location (lat/long): N49.42475, W97.96448
denoted by symbol on the map above


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

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Obituary [Andrew Ralph Smith], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 December 1986, page 37.

We thank Doreen Smith for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 October 2017

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