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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

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

H. A. Laidlaw

1929-1933

A. McKinnon

1933-1941

A. V. Staples

1941-1953

Harold Johnson

1953-1975

Raymond Sparrow

1975-1994

Roy W. Douglas

1994-1998

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

Sources:

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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