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Manitoba
History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Alexander, RM of Whitehead)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Alexander, on the CPR Broadview Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Whitehead, was constructed in 1990 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Its annex had been built in 1980, next to an elevator that was demolished to make way for the present structure. As of mid-2014, the facility was in use for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1932

J. McFadden

1932-1933

F. Young

1933-1945

L. W. Collins

1945-1968

W. W. Cowan

1968-1970

W. E. Clark

1970-1973

T. B. Turner

1973-1998

Wayne D. Gilling

Photos & Maps

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Alexander

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Alexander (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Alexander

An annex under construction beside the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Alexander (July 1980)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Alexander

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Alexander (2008)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Location (lat/long): N49.82922, W100.29446
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Alexander, RM of Whitehead)

Sources:

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Bernie Freeman, and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 16 December 2016

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