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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Arden, Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)

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A wooden grain elevator in Arden, on the CPR Minnedosa Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne, was formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. After a period of intensive cleaning, it reopened in January 2003 as an organic commodity processing facility. It operated for a short time then the elevator sat vacant for a few years before being purchased by the Rolling Acres Hutterite Colony and used for its private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1946

C. H. Lummis

1946-1957

C. W. Carrothers

1957-1957

S. W. Watson

1957-1965

Neil M. Boughton

1965-1988

Raymond Birnie Clayton (?-1991)

1988-1998

Terry Jackson

Photos & Maps

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Arden

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Arden (2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Aerial view of former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Arden

Aerial view of former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Arden (June 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.27650, W99.26857
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

“Arden organic facility officially opens,” Neepawa Banner, 25 January 2003, page 1.

We thank Chuck Terin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 29 June 2018

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