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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Grain Elevator (Hazelridge, RM of Springfield)

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A 30,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Hazelridge, on the CPR Keewatin Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Springfield, was built in 1936 by the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1973, the two elevators were operated together for a time. It was demolished in 1975.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1936-1938

William Osborne “Bill” Rathwell (1891-1938)

1938-?

?

?-1973

Tom Howard

Photos & Coordinates

Grain elevators at Hazelridge

Grain elevators at Hazelridge (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.96542, W96.71436
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Hazelridge, RM of Springfield)

Sources:

“William O. Rathwell dies in  hospital,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 June 1938, page 5.

“The early days of Hazelridge,” Steinbach Carillon, 1 June 1998, page 15.

We thank Joel Bouchard for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 November 2020

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