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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 (Beresford, RM of Whitehead)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator and annex at Beresford, on the CPR Estevan Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Whitehead, was built by Western Canada Flour Mills in 1925. It was purchased in 1940 by local farmers and operated as part of Manitoba Pool Elevators. It closed on 1 November 1996 and was demolished on 24 August 1998.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1940

T. G. Nesbitt

1940-1946

James R. Morrison

1946-1951

Kenneth E. Elliott

1951-1953

W. M. Boughton

1953-1957

James N. Litster

1957-1959

David W. Wiebe

1959-1965

Evan A. “Corky” Clark

1965-1968

Edward G. Puhach (Porter)

1968-1970

T. M. Vandekerckhove

1970-1974

Victor H. Penner

1974-1975

J. J. Nelson

1975-1984

Glen Murray Lumgair

1984-1991

Richard Vanhove

1991-1996

Glen Sagert

1996

K. Tremblath

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Beresford

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Beresford (1990s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The former Manitoba Pool Elevator at Beresford

The former Manitoba Pool Elevator at Beresford (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson

Site Location (lat/long): N49.73039, W100.19719
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

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

Whitehead Wanderings: 1883-2010, Volume 2 by Whitehead History Committee, circa 2010, page 42.

We thank Ardythe McMaster and David Brownlee for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 22 October 2018

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