Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Solsgirth, Municipality of Prairie View)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Solsgirth, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in the Municipality of Prairie View, was built in 1928 by Manitoba Pool Elevators and renovated in 1985. Annexes were built beside it in 1951 (Overgaard style) and 1973 (crib style). The elevator is no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


P. A. Finch


A. M. Graham


Alex Jack


A. W. Chapman


J. A. Reid




G. H. Kilburn


J. D. Mansell


J. A. Nelin


R. C. Richardson


W. Cecil Nichol


John A. Williamson


Ronald J. Falloon


Winston C. Curtis


Donald T. Leadbeater


Fred Haun

Photos & Coordinates

Construction of a balloon annex at the Solsgirth Pool elevator

Construction of a balloon annex at the Solsgirth Pool elevator (1951)
Source: Earl Sande

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Solsgirth

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Solsgirth (1990s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator Solsgirth

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator Solsgirth (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.49018, W100.91796
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cargill Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A / Private Grain Elevator (Solsgirth, Municipality of Prairie View)


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

We thank Earl Sande for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2021

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