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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Linklater, RM of Pipestone)

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A wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Linklater, on the CPR Arcola Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was constructed in 1927 by United Grain Growers. Sold in July 1928 to Manitoba Pool Elevators, a new balloon annex was built beside it in 1960. Six years later, a closed elevator at Ewart was moved here as the main elevator and the original elevator was renovated into an annex. Slated for closure in December 1977, the facility was kept open until January 1979 when it was sold to Pioneer Grain and, in February 1979, moved to Antler, Saskatchewan.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1945

Robert “Bob” Gemmill (1877-1951)

1946-1948

Roy E. Green

1948-1963

T. Henry Turner

1963-1971

E. Roy De'Ath

1971-1972

Jack A. Sotheran

1972-1975

Kenneth T. “Ken” Leforte

1975-1977

William “Bill” Glover

1977-1979

Garry Barker

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Linklater

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Linklater (post 1966)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archive, Brandon University

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.56172, W101.18930
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Trails Along the Pipestone by Pipestone History Project, 1981, pages 304-305.

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

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Christy Henry for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2020

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