Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Netley Siding, RM of St. Andrews)
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
Photos & Coordinates
Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.
Obituary [William Murdoch], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 February 1986, page 40.
“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, Jonathan Tanchak, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 March 2022