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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Reston, RM of Pipestone)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A composite-style grain elevator (consisting of an elevator and attached crib annex) at Reston, on the CPR Arcola Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was built between 1976 and 1977 by Manitoba Pool Elevators, replacing a smaller elevator that stood on the opposite side of the railway tracks, beside a UGG elevator. Closed in 2001, the elevator was later sold for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

R. H. Trimble

1929-1940

Ted W. Ballance

1940-1953

Charles Alva Caldwell (1895-1977)

1953-1960

C. A. Guthrie

1961-1970

Ernest S. Westaway (1905-1998)

1970-1977

John A. Williamson

1977-1988

Russell D. “Russ” Ellis

1988-1998

Donald T. Leadbeater

1998-2001

?

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Reston

Aerial view of Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Reston (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Grain elevators at Reston

Grain elevators at Reston (July 1997)
Source: George Penner

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Reston

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Reston (September 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Reston

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Reston (June 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.55478, W101.09629
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Reston, RM of Pipestone)

Sources:

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

We thank Jean McManus and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 December 2020

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