Historic Sites of Manitoba: Merchants Bank Building / Bank of Montreal Building (221 East Railway Street, Hartney, Municipality of Grassland)

This two-storey brick building at Hartney, in the Municipality of Grassland, was constructed in 1914 for the Merchants Bank of Canada. It became a branch of the Bank of Montreal when, in 1922, the two banks merged. The branch closed in July 2000 and the building is now being used as a private residence.

Former Merchants Bank Building at Hartney

Former Merchants Bank Building at Hartney (June 2009)
Source: Ken Storie

Former Merchants Bank Building at Hartney

Former Merchants Bank Building at Hartney (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.48073, W100.52249
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Merchants Bank of Canada

Manitoba Business: Bank of Montreal


A Century of Living: Hartney, 1882-1982 by Hartney and District Historical Committee, 1982, page 128.

A Community With Spirit: Hartney, 1982-2002 by Hartney History Book Committee, 2003, page 61.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, George Penner, and Ken Storie.

Page revised: 17 November 2022

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