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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
This Old
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Searle Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 1 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator D (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

A wooden grain elevator at Benito, on the CNR Preeceville Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Swan Valley West, was built in 1929 by Searle Grain. In 1966, the company merged with Federal Grain and the elevator was repainted in the new corporate colours, becoming its first elevator at this site. The elevator was sold to Manitoba Pool in 1972, becoming Pool D. It closed in 1983 and was later demolished.

Elevator row at Benito

Elevator row at Benito (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Federal Grain elevator at Benito

Federal Grain elevator at Benito (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Federal Grain elevator at Benito

Federal Grain elevator at Benito (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Former Pool D grain elevator at Benito

Former Pool D grain elevator at Benito (September 1984)
Source: John Everitt Fonds JCE-0422, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Site Location (lat/long): N51.91259, W101.54680
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevators A & B (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: British America Grain Elevator / National Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 2 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin.

Page revised: 15 February 2019

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