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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Pilot Mound, Municipality of Louise)

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An 80,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Pilot Mound, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in the Municipality of Louise, was built in 1957 by Manitoba Pool Elevators to replace an older elevator (1928) and balloon annex (1951) having about the same total capacity. Renovated extensively in 1972, and expanded to 191,000 bushels with a crib annex in 1975, the elevator was closed by Agricore in November 2000. It was demolished in August 2003.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1944

John C. Watson

1944-1952

George Ernest Stewart Saunders (1910-1953)

1952-1956

Harold B. Graham

1956-1971

David S. "Dave" Leslie

1971-1974

Dennis G. Avery

1974-1984

William G. Thiessen

1984-1998

Glen Murray Lumgair

1998-2000

?

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Pilot Mound

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Pilot Mound (June 1998)
Source: George Penner

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Pilot Mound

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Pilot Mound (June 1998)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.20357, W98.89138
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank George Penner and Shelagh Poolie (Viterra) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2020

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