A 51,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Oakburn, on the CNR Rossburn Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead, was built in 1965 by Manitoba Pool Elevators, replacing an earlier elevator that stood on the opposite end of the annex. The crib annex was constructed in 1950 and enlarged by 36,000 bushels in 1967. The facility was closed in April 1996, when the adjacent railway line was abandoned, and sold by tender.
Agent / Buyer
M. G. Evasiuk
J. P. Sulymko
G. G. Ogloff
S. J. Dutchak
Douglas Howard Smith
R. G. Waddell
Steve P. Ferens
N. W. Ness
Robert J. Davidson
R. Murray Hagyard
Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oakburn (no date) by Earl Gordon Johnston
Source: Shelley Johnston-Frith
The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oakburn (July 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oakburn (August 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina
Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oakburn (September 2020)
Source: George Penner
The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oakburn (October 2021)
Source: Jean McManus
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.56659, W100.58111
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Oakburn, RM of Yellowhead)
Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 10 October 2022
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