Manitoba Communities: Hayfield (Unincorporated Village, Municipality of Souris-Glenwood)

The former village of Hayfield was situated in what is now the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood. At one time, it was served by a spur line of the Great Northern Railway from North Dakota to Brandon, and featured a train station, grain elevator, general store, and residences. After the line was abandoned in 1936, the village declined but the store did not close until 1968. Nothing remains at the site today, the last buildings have been burned in the 1990s as a training exercise for local firefighters.

The Hayfield general store and other buildings

The Hayfield general store and other buildings (1963)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Hayfield 1.

Hayfield general store

Hayfield general store (July 1979) by Lawrence Stuckey
Source: Stuckey Collection, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University, 1-2002.3.3.BSW[326]

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.67688, W100.05894
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Hayfield - A Manitoba Ghost Town by Reid Dickie


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Reid Dickie.

Page revised: 21 March 2020