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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 (Benard, RM of Cartier)

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

A wooden grain elevator at Benard, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Cartier, was constructed in 1948 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. An annex was added in 1966 and the entire facility was renovated in 1983. Closed on 1 November 1996, it was later removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1948-1952

?

1952-1954

Anthony A. “Tony” Bouchard

1954-1988

Charles W. Dufresne

1988-1989

Kevin Ferguson

1989-1990

?

1990-1991

Don A. Bahuaud

1991-1994

Dan Van Den Bosch

1994-1996

?

Photos & Maps

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (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 Benard

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (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 Benard

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (no date)
Source: Donalda Johnson

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Benard (1993)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Site Location (lat/long): N49.92047, W97.85049
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank Gerald Houle and Donalda Johnson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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