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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Rounthwaite, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

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A wooden grain elevator in Rounthwaite, on the CNR Wawanesa Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa, was built in 1928 and operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. A balloon annex was built beside it in 1951. When the railway line was abandoned in December 1983, the elevator was closed and demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1933

William Kirkpatrick

1933-1935

Ross C. Morrison

1935-1952

C. F. Granger

1952-1964

D. F. Cory

1964-1971

Dennis G. Avery

1971-1972

Richard S. Funk

1972-1980

David Warren Shewfelt

1980-1983

Brent J. Burton

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Rounthwaite

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Rounthwaite, with the “A” in the foreground and “B” in the background (October 1978) by Lawrence Stuckey
Source: Stuckey Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University, 1-2002.3.9.63

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Rounthwaite

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Rounthwaite, with the “B” in the foreground and “A” in the background (1983)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.67036, W99.79538
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Rounthwaite, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

Sources:

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

We thank Carole Smith for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2020

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