Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Neelin, RM of Argyle)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Neelin, on the CNR Wakopa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Argyle, was built by the Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1956. Closed in December 1978, the elevator was later removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


A. Easton


W. B. McLees


Laurence Wesley Abrey (1912-1999)


Vic E. Janz


Frederick Thompson Bowles (1915-1990

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Neelin

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Neelin (1948)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A11413-27

Grain elevators at Neelin

Grain elevators at Neelin (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Grain elevators at Neelin

Grain elevators at Neelin (no date)
Source: Julie Harris

Site Location (lat/long): N49.22856, W99.34607
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Neelin, RM of Argyle)


Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

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

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Julie Harris for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Glenn Dickson, and Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 9 May 2021

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