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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A / Private Grain Elevator (Napinka, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

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A wooden grain elevator at Napinka, on the CPR Estevan Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada, was built in 1927 by Manitoba Pool Elevators on behalf of a local association. Pool A and Pool B were closed in July 1984 and sold for private grain storage. Used until 2000, the elevators have sat vacant since then.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1933

W. D. Pritchard

1933-1934

R. Reekie

1934-1937

W. D. Pritchard

1937-1942

George Edgar Levins (1913-?)

1942-1946

Raymond Sparrow

1946-1947

A. L. Hovey

1947-1948

J. K. Watts

1948-1962

R. R. Lamont

1962-1982

William E. Yeomans

1982-1984

Barry Semple

Photos & Coordinates

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Napinka

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Napinka (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Napinka

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Napinka (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Napinka

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Napinka (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.32188, W100.84058
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B / Private Grain Elevator (Napinka, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

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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