Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Dufrost, RM of De Salaberry)

A wooden grain elevator at Dufrost, on the CPR Emerson Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of De Salaberry, was built in 1938 by Paterson Grain, using materials salvaged from an elevator at Kincaid, Saskatchewan. With a crib annex (1950) and balloon annex (1960) on either side, it had a total capacity of 100,000 bushels. It continued to be registered as a grain storage facility until 1999, and was demolished in August 2000.

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dufrost

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dufrost (1993)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Paterson grain elevator at Dufrost

Paterson grain elevator at Dufrost (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2333.

Paterson grain elevator at Dufrost

Paterson grain elevator at Dufrost (August 1999)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.36057, W97.05234
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Dufrost, RM of De Salaberry)


“Dufrost,” Steinbach Carillon, 25 September 2000, page 34.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 August 2020

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