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Manitoba Business: Manitoba Elevator Commission

In 1910, the Manitoba government established the Manitoba Elevator Commission.

Country Elevators (1912)

Location

Rail

Capacity
(bushels)

Built

Comments

Altamont

CNR

30,000

?

 

Beaver

CNR

15,500

?

 

Binscarth 1

CPR

27,100

?

 

Binscarth 2

CPR

22,000

?

 

Binscarth 3

CPR

32,000

?

 

Binscarth 4

CPR

27,600

?

 

Birdtail

CNR

27,000

?

 

Brookdale

CPR

30,300

?

 

Brunkild

CNR

29,000

?

 

Cardinal

CNR

27,000

?

 

Carman 1

CPR

27,000

?

 

Carman 2

CPR

32,000

?

 

Chillon

CPR

27,000

?

 

Cordova

CNR

27,000

?

 

Crystal City 1

CPR

40,000

?

 

Crystal City 2

CPR

22,500

?

 

Crystal City 3

CPR

27,000

?

 

Crystal City 4

CPR

14,000

?

 

Dauphin 1

CNR

22,500

?

 

Dauphin 2

CNR

20,600

?

 

Deepdale

CNR

27,000

?

 

Dominion City

CPR

20,000

?

 

Dufresne

CNR

45,000

?

 

Dunrea 1

CNR

29,500

?

 

Dunrea 2

CNR

22,000

?

 

Eden

CNR

19,600

?

 

Elkhorn

CPR

21,600

?

 

Elliott Siding

CNR

21,000

?

 

Elva 1

CPR

35,000

?

 

Elva 2

CPR

22,300

?

 

Elva 3

CPR

16,000

?

 

Fairview

CNR

30,000

?

 

Gilbert Plains 1

CNR

37,500

?

 

Gilbert Plains 2

CNR

45,000

?

 

Glenora

CNR

22,700

?

 

Grandview 1

CNR

35,000

?

 

Grandview 2

CNR

20,000

?

 

Grandview 3

CNR

24,300

?

 

Graysville 1

CNR

24,900

?

 

Graysville 2

CNR

22,500

?

 

Greenway 1

CNR

16,000

?

 

Greenway 2

CNR

33,000

?

 

Gretna

CPR

20,000

?

 

Griswold 1

CPR

28,000

?

 

Griswold 2

CPR

23,500

?

 

Grosse Isle

CNR

25,000

?

 

Hallboro

CNR

21,100

?

 

Hamiota 1

CPR

41,000

?

 

Hamiota 2

CPR

31,000

?

 

Hamiota 3

CPR

20,000

?

 

Hargrave 1

CPR

29,000

?

 

Hargrave 2

CPR

25,000

?

 

Hargrave 3

CPR

19,600

?

 

Hartney 1

CPR

29,000

?

 

Hartney 2

CNR

23,000

?

 

Hilton 1

CNR

25,800

?

 

Hilton 2

CNR

25,000

?

 

Holmfield

CPR

32,000

?

 

Homewood 1

CNR

35,000

?

 

Homewood 2

CNR

25,000

?

 

Jordan

CNR

25,000

?

 

Kelloe

CPR

21,200

?

 

Kelwood

CNR

30,000

?

 

Kenton 1

CPR

25,000

?

 

Kenton 2

CPR

20,700

?

 

La Riviere 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

La Riviere 2

CPR

28,000

?

 

Lauder 1

CPR

46,000

?

 

Lauder 2

CPR

25,000

?

 

Lenore 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

Lenore 2

CPR

27,000

?

 

Lenore 3

CPR

19,400

?

 

Letellier 1

CNR

24,000

?

 

Letellier 2

CNR

17,800

?

 

Lyleton

CPR

47,200

?

 

Manitou

CPR

35,000

?

 

Manson

CPR

24,000

?

 

Margaret 1

CNR

21,400

?

 

Margaret 2

CNR

18,000

?

 

Mariapolis

CNR

24,500

?

 

Mather 1

CPR

27,000

?

 

Mather 2

CPR

25,300

?

 

Mather 3

CPR

25,000

?

 

McAuley 1

CPR

21,200

?

 

McAuley 2

CPR

19,400

?

 

Medora 1

CPR

27,000

?

 

Medora 2

CPR

26,500

?

 

Miami 1

CNR

32,000

?

 

Miami 2

CNR

30,000

?

 

Miniota 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

Miniota 2

CPR

14,300

?

 

Minitonas

CNR

18,000

?

 

Mowbray 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

Mowbray 2

CPR

30,000

?

 

Myrtle 1

CNR

22,000

?

 

Myrtle 2

CNR

15,000

?

 

Napinka 1

CPR

28,000

?

 

Napinka 2

CPR

27,500

?

 

Napinka 3

CPR

17,000

?

 

Nesbitt 1

CPR

28,000

?

 

Nesbitt 2

CPR

22,700

?

 

Newdale

CPR

27,600

?

 

Newton Siding

CNR

27,000

?

 

Ninga 1

CPR

24,000

?

 

Ninga 2

CPR

27,000

?

 

Ninga 3

CPR

19,800

?

 

Ninga 4

CPR

16,000

?

 

Oakburn

CNR

24,500

?

 

Oakville

CNR

15,000

?

 

Ochre River

CNR

12,700

?

 

Pipestone 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

Pipestone 2

CPR

27,600

?

 

Pipestone 3

CPR

25,000

?

 

Pleasant Point

CNR

18,000

?

 

Plumas

CNR

15,200

?

 

Rathwell 1

CPR

23,800

?

 

Rathwell 2

CPR

12,400

?

 

Rea

GTP

25,800

?

 

Reston 1

CPR

27,600

?

 

Reston 2

CPR

26,000

?

 

Reston 3

CPR

16,000

?

 

Ridgeville 1

CNR

30,800

?

 

Ridgeville 2

CNR

25,000

?

 

Riding Mountain

CNR

27,000

?

 

Rivers

GTP

26,200

?

 

Roland 1

CNR

42,600

?

 

Roland 2

CNR

19,400

?

 

Rufford

CNR

27,000

?

 

Sanford

CNR

29,700

?

 

Shoal Lake 1

CPR

90,000

?

 

Shoal Lake 2

CPR

25,800

?

 

Shoal Lake 3

CPR

25,000

?

 

Shoal Lake 4

CPR

23,800

?

 

Shoal Lake 5

CPR

26,000

?

 

Silver Plains

CNR

14,000

?

 

Sinclair

CPR

24,800

?

 

Snowflake 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

Snowflake 2

CPR

30,000

?

 

Snowflake 3

CPR

19,300

?

 

Snowflake 4

CPR

30,000

?

 

Solsgirth

CPR

16,200

?

 

Somerset

CNR

16,000

?

 

Souris

CPR

26,000

?

 

St. Claude

CPR

21,000

?

 

Ste. Rose du Lac

CNR

25,000

?

 

Stephenfield

CNR

28,000

?

 

Stockton 1

CPR

25,000

?

 

Stockton 2

CPR

17,200

?

 

Strathclair 1

CPR

30,000

?

 

Strathclair 2

CPR

27,600

?

 

Strathclair 3

CPR

26,100

?

 

Strathclair 4

CPR

23,000

?

 

Swan Lake 1

CNR

25,000

?

 

Swan Lake 2

CNR

33,000

?

 

Swan Lake 3

CNR

18,800

?

 

Treherne 1

CPR

64,000

?

 

Treherne 2

CPR

19,900

?

 

Treherne 3

CPR

24,000

?

 

Underhill 1

CNR

53,800

?

 

Underhill 2

CNR

30,000

?

 

Underhill 3

CNR

25,000

?

 

Valley River

CNR

23,100

?

 

Virden 1

CPR

34,000

?

 

Virden 2

CPR

30,000

?

 

Virden 3

CPR

40,000

?

 

Wellwood 1

CPR

20,400

?

 

Wellwood 2

CPR

14,300

?

 

Wheatland

CPR

25,000

?

 

See also:

A “Tragic Muddle” and a “Cooperative Success”: an Account of Two Elevator Experiments in Manitoba, 1906-1928 by John Everitt
Manitoba History, Number 18, Autumn 1989

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 July 2020

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