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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Stonewall)

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A composite grain elevator at Stonewall, on the CPR Arborg Subdivision, was opened officially in September 1968 by Manitoba Pool Elevators, replacing an earlier elevator from 1928. Closed by Agricore United in October 2000, the facility was demolished in July 2003.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1931

T. A. Wright

1931-1940

?

1940-1949

Horace Roy Hipwell (1894-1951)

1949-1956

Edward B. Conner

1956-1971

Dennis A. Corder

1971-1980

E. Roy De’Ath

1980-1984

Alan R. Wilson

1984-1985

William Thiessen

1985-1994

Dean A. Couvier

1994-1998

Garry Gulak

1998-2000

?

Photos & Coordinates

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Stonewall

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

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Stonewall

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

Site Location (lat/long): N50.13036, W97.31989
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

“Pool elevator under construction,” Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 3 July 1968, page 1.

“Manitoba farmers’ future lies in meat, not wheat,” Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 11 September 1968, page 1.

“Falling down,” Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 28 July 2003, page 1.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Matt Bialek and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2020

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