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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Grain Elevator / Forsythe Grain Elevator / Province Grain Elevator / Reliance Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Basswood, RM of Oakview)

A wooden grain elevator at Basswood, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Oakview, was built in 1920 for the Dominion Elevator Company. It was owned successively by the Forsythe Elevator Company (1929-1933), Province Elevators Company (1933-1937), and Reliance Grain (1937-1948). Sold to Manitoba Pool in 1948, becoming its Pool C elevator, the facility was closed around 1983 and later demolished.

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Basswood

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Basswood (February 1979) by Lawrence Stuckey
Source: Lawrence Stuckey Collection, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University, 1-2002.3.3.CPR[114]

Site Location (lat/long): N50.30298, W100.03320
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Basswood, RM of Oakview)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pearson Elevator / Bawlf Grain Elevator / Alberta Pacific Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Basswood, RM of Oakview)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 March 2020

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