Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 141 years


Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Netley Siding, RM of St. Andrews)

Link to:
Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Netley Siding, on the CPR Winnipeg Beach Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews, was built in 1948 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Renovated between February and August 1986, it was reopened at a ceremony on 15 August 1986. Closed on 31 October 2000, it remained in use for private grain storage at the time of a 2016 site visit.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1947-1955

Jack A. Hill

1955-1956

A. M. Epp

1956-1960

Clifford R. Rance

1960-1963

Adrien Louis Kolly (1931-2016)

1963-1965

David J. Reynolds

1965-1967

L. Cameron Stoesz

1967-1969

J. G. Mullin

1969-1973

Dean A. Couvier

1973-1976

Donald Lowe (1918-2003)

1976-1977

William A. Murdoch

1977-1979

Louis Payment

1979-1981

Ralph Steven Tanchak (1957-2019)

1981-1998

Kelly Bothe

1998-2001

?

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Netley siding undergoing renovation

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Netley siding undergoing renovation (1986)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Renovated Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Netley Siding

Renovated Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Netley Siding (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding

Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding (2004)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Former Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding

Former Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding (February 2015)
Source: Jean McManus

Former Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding

Former Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Former Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding

Former Agricore grain elevator at Netley Siding (June 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.35673, W96.95675
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

“Feeding the world,” Selkirk Journal, 2 October 2000, page 8.

Obituary [Adrien Louis Kolly], Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2016.

Obituary [Ralph Steven Tanchak], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 2019.

We thank Jim Robertson, Jean McManus, Bernie Freeman, Rose Kuzina, and Jonathan Tanchak for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 December 2019

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.


Search Tips | Suggest a Site | FAQ | Acknowledgements

Send inquiries to the MHS Webmaster.

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2020 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.