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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Bergen Siding, RM of Rosser)

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A 63,400-bushel wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Bergen, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosser, was constructed in 1965 by Federal Grain. A crib annex was built beside it in the fall of 1970, increasing its capacity to 153,400 bushels. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1972, it was closed in late 1987 and demolished in October 1988.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1965

?

1966-1987

Rene J. A. Monchalin

Photos & Maps

The Federal grain elevator at Bergen

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

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bergen

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Bergen (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.94791, W97.28721
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“The changing face of grain transportation,” Stonewall Argue / Teulon Times, 12 October 1988, page 10.

The First Hundred Years: 1893-1993 by The Rural Municipality of Rosser Centennial History Book Committee, 1993, page 170.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 April 2018

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