Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (McAuley, RM of Ellice-Archie)
A 30,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at McAuley, on the CPR Rocanville Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archive, was built in 1928 by Manitoba Pool Elevator. In 1956, its capacity was doubled with the construction of a crib annex beside it. Twelve years later, a 50,000-bushel elevator was built on the opposite side of the annex and the old elevator was turned into a second annex. Renovated in 1985, the facility was badly damaged by strong winds on 9 August 1995. Despite a public campaign to save it, the elevator was closed and later demolished.
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Obituary [C. E. Griffiths], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 November 1977, page 152.
“Wild weather lashes prairies,” Brandon Sun, 9 August 1995, page 14.
“Future of McAuley’s elevator up in air,” Shoal Lake Star, 23 October 1995, page 8.
Orthophotograph, Manitoba Land Initiative.
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: 18 January 2020