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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Rosser, RM of Rosser)

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A 34,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Rosser, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosser, was constructed in 1935 by Ogilvie Flour Mills. Three annexes were built beside it in 1950, increasing its total capacity to 64,000 bushels. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1959, it was closed on 31 July 1971 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


G. L. MacKenzie


P. E. McCarthy


Gerald Lyall “Gerry” Hallick (1926-2014)


L. A. Wiebe

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Rosser

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Rosser (1968)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A20410-184.

No photo

Site Location (lat/long): N49.99070, W97.44900
denoted by symbol on the map above


The First Hundred Years: 1893-1993 by The Rural Municipality of Rosser Centennial History Book Committee, 1993, pages 168-169.

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

Obituary [Gerald Lyall Hallick], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 2014.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Sabourin Geomatics Ltd.).

Page revised: 29 October 2017

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