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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Western Canada Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)

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A wooden grain elevator at Lavinia, on the CNR Rapid City Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Hamiota, was built in 1909 for Western Canada Flour Mills. Sold in 1940 to Manitoba Pool Elevators, it was closed in 1974 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1940-1941

A. H. Alldred

1941-1942

J. A. Richardson

1942-1947

A. H. Alldred

1947-1948

E. T. Revel

1948-1949

W. Robert White

1949-1965

R. V. McConnell

1965-1968

Wilson R. McQuay

1968-1969

W. A. Bell

1969-1971

Robin David Couvier

1971-1974

Cornelius D. Klassen

1974-1974

Ken Fleming

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of grain elevators at Lavinia, with Manitoba Pool at right

Aerial view of grain elevators at Lavinia, with Manitoba Pool at right (1956)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A15528-100

Site Location (lat/long): N50.27580, W100.66245
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lavinia Monument (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Denis Sabourin and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 February 2019

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