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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: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Austin, Municipality of North Norfolk)

Link to:
Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator along Second Avenue in the village of Austin, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Municipality of North Norfolk, was built in 1951 (replacing an earlier structure) and was formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Its successor Agricore closed the the elevator in July 2001 and sold it to the Pine Creek Hutterite Colony. The building is now a municipally-designated historic site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1940-1946

C. T. Campbell

1946-1980

J. Alex Beresford

1980-1983

Jack Crompton

1983-1992

Rodney Durham

1992-1998

Ronald Schoonbaert

1998-2001

?

Photos & Maps

Austin Grain Elevator

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 1947.

Austin Grain Elevator

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (February 2015)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N49.95058, W98.93571
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Farmers may start their own elevators,” Brandon Sun, 10 August 2001, page 18.

We thank Neil Christoffersen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 3 October 2016

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