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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Howden, RM of Rosedale)

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A wooden grain elevator at the Howden siding on the CNR Neepawa Subdivision, in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, was built in 1903 by Ogilvie Flour Mills. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1959, it operated until July 1971 when it was closed and demolished in March 1975.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1903-?

Charlie Fox

?-?

Tom Gill

?-?

Billy Rab

1914-?

William Cook Coulter (1856-1928)

?-?

? Coulter

?-1930

? Coulter

1930-1964

William “Bill” Allen

1964-1966

J. R. McGorman

1966-1969

H. C. Johnston

1969-1970

Cam G. Smith

1970-1971

R. S. Funk

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial photo of the Howden elevator site

Aerial photo of the Howden elevator site (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library

Site Location (lat/long): N50.30312, W99.47955
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Rosedale Remembers: 1884-1984 by Rosedale Centennial Committee, 1984, page 97.

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 25 June 2019

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