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Historic Sites of Manitoba: British America Grain Elevator / National Grain Elevator / Cargill Grain Elevator (Rossburn, Municipality of Rossburn)

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A wooden grain elevator at Rossburn, on the CNR Rossburn Subdivision in the Municipality of Rossburn, was built around 1918 by the British America Elevator Company. Merged into National Grain in 1940, it was sold to Cargill in 1975. Closed in late 1991, it was later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

?-1942

E. V. McIntosh

1942-?

A. E. Brothers

1950s

J. Von Hagen

?

Vic Matusko

1992-1996

Ron Michael

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool and National grain elevators at Rossburn

Manitoba Pool and National grain elevators at Rossburn (1960s)
Source: Cooperator Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool and National grain elevators at Rossburn

Manitoba Pool and National grain elevators at Rossburn (1960s)
Source: Cooperator Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool and Cargill grain elevators at Rossburn

Manitoba Pool and Cargill grain elevators at Rossburn (September 1985)
Source: Stuckey Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University, 1-2002.3.3.CNR[254]

Manitoba Pool and Cargill grain elevators at Rossburn

Manitoba Pool and Cargill grain elevators at Rossburn (October 1991)
Source: Everitt Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University, JCE-1921

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.67109, W100.81488
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Rossburn, Municipality of Rossburn)

Sources:

On the Sunny Slopes of the Riding Mountains: A History of Rossburn and District by Rossburn History Club, 1984, page 198.

“Cargill elevator in Rossburn closes its doors,” Russell Banner, 8 October 1991, page 16.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 June 2020

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