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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bawlf Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Makaroff, Municipality of Roblin)

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A wooden grain elevator at Makaroff, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Roblin, was built around 1919 by the N. Bawlf Grain Company. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1927, it operated until 1981. The elevator has since been removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1919-1927

?

1927-1929

J. S. Buchanan

1929-1932

Harold R. “Harry” Ballance

1932-1942

S. M. Currey

1942-1943

J. A. Reid

1943-1945

A. M. Shauer

1945-1954

D. G. Clark

1954-1957

Charles E. “Ted” Griffiths (1912-1977)

1957-1967

Stanley Alexander Stoughton (1929-2005)

1967-1968

Calvin Magee

1968-1969

Adam C. Negrych

1969-1972

Grant P. Pattimore

1972-1974

George W. Jamieson

1974-1978

Don L. Smart

1978

Garry Propp

1978-1980

Ernie Skocylas

1980-1981

Tom Messinbird

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of grain elevator at Makaroff

Aerial view of grain elevator at Makaroff (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A18701-115

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.34885, W101.50849
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Obituary [C. E. Griffiths], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 November 1977, page 152.

Manitoba Pool Fonds, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 19F-H51134, 2019-2020).

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

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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