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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Telephone Repeater Station (RM of Grey)

This small brick building sits along Manitoba Highway #2 between Elm Creek and Fannystelle, in the Rural Municipality of Grey. It is almost exactly 40 miles away from Telecommunications Building #2 and 80 miles from Telecommunications Building #1, in a nearly straight line. Its electrical service has been disconnected and the building appears abandoned. Its roof has been replaced and a window has been cut into the south side. During the 1950s, it was used to house “J” Carrier Repeaters, a component of the Trans-Canada Telecommunications System. Constructed around 1952, the equipment inside the building was owned and operated by MTS.

Telephone Repeater Station

Telephone Repeater Station (June 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.72297, W97.88590
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Manitoba Government Telephones / Manitoba Telephone System / MTS Allstream / Bell MTS

Sources:

We thank Jim Hicks for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2020

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