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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Lena, Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

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Purchased by Paterson Grain from the Young Grain Company in 1922, a 30,000-bushel wooden elevator operated at this site at Lena, on the CNR Wakopa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain. Closed when the railway line was abandoned in 1961, it was sold to private interests in 1967 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


Dave Pyper




William Clements




J. Miller


T. S. Croome


L. K. Stewart


W. C. L. Anderson


K. J. McTaggart


W. Wiebe


D. A. Janzen

Photos & Coordinates

Paterson grain elevator at Lena with the Manitoba Pool grain elevator behind it

Paterson grain elevator at Lena with Manitoba Pool grain elevator behind it (1960s)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Lena Photographs.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.07202, W99.66342
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Lena, Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)


Reflections: 1882-1982, A Community History of the Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain and the Town of Killarney by J. A. Victor David Museum and New Horizons, 1982, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nick Janzen.

Page revised: 2 May 2021

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