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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Souris, Municipality of Souris-Glenwood)

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A wooden grain elevator at Souris, on the CPR Estevan Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood, was built in 1977 by Manitoba Pool Elevators, replacing an elevator destroyed by fire on 22 September 1976. It was later closed and its railway tracks were removed.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


H. A. Laidlaw


A. McKinnon


A. V. Staples


Harold Johnson


Raymond Sparrow


Roy W. Douglas


Wayne Suski

Photos & Coordinates

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Souris

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Souris (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Souris

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Souris (December 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Souris

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Souris (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.62522, W100.25671
denoted by symbol on the map above


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: 27 December 2020

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