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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

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

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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 & Maps

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Melita

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

Site Location (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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 26 October 2016

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