Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Margaret, RM of Prairie Lakes)

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A wooden grain elevator at Margaret, on the CNR Hartney Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes, was built by Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1928. Expanded with a balloon annex in 1940, it was closed in early 1981 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


David King (1874-1961)


John Bruce Dickie (1917-2001, father of James Reid Dickie)


Robert Wilson Potter (1917-1993)

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevator (right) and United Grain Gowers grain elevator (left) at Margaret

Manitoba Pool grain elevator (right) and United Grain Gowers grain elevator (left) at Margaret (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.40622, W99.85731
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Margaret, RM of Prairie Lakes)


“R.M. of Riverside Council Minutes,” Belmont News, 19 March 1981, page 1.

Obituary [Robert Wilson Potter], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 April 1993, page 39.

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

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 December 2021

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