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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson 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 operated by Paterson Grain. Traded to Manitoba Pool Elevators in mid-1988, it was destroyed by fire on 10 September 1990.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1916-1917

J. C. Craven

1917-1935

W. A. Walker

1935-1943

W. H. House

1943-1944

Mr. Turner

1944-1949

W. H. House

1949-1978

L. A. Gamley

1978-1988

K. M. Van DeKerckhove

1988-1990

?

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Paterson grain elevator at Alexander

Aerial view of the Paterson grain elevator at Alexander (1990s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Site Location (lat/long): N49.82923, W100.29303
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Sources:

“Farmers upset over exchange of elevators,” Brandon Sun, 13 August 1988, page 2.

Whitehead Wanderings: 1883-2010, Volume 2 by Whitehead History Committee, circa 2010, page 42.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 October 2018

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