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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (81 Front Street, Melita)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator on Front Street in Melita, on the CPR Estevan Subdivision, was built in 1960 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. At the time of a 2014 site visit, it appears to be in use for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers (Pool A)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1960-1972

W. A. Dobbyn

1972-1976

Vic A. Higgins

1976-1979

Jock B. Amos

1979-1980

Fermin Desrochers

1980-1988

Dennis W. Clarkson

1988-1998

Dave Dayholos

Agents / Buyers (Pool B)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1960-1965

D. J. Williams

1965-1968

A. E. Bell

1968-1970

R. C. Skeoch

1970-1972

Paul A. Pickett

Photos & Coordinates

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Melita

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Melita (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Melita

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Melita (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.26960, W100.98946
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (144 Front Street, Melita)

Sources:

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

We thank Jean McManus and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 December 2020

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