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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Bield, Municipality of Roblin)

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A 66,900-bushel grain elevator at Bield, on the CNR Togo Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Roblin, was constructed in 1927 by the Northern Elevator Company. Bought by Manitoba Pool Elevators, major renovations were carried out in 1954 and a new annex was built in 1968. The elevator closed in December 1975 and was torn down in mid-1978.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1932

S. M. Currey

1932-1933

S. M. Finkbeiner

1933-1936

John McFadyen

1936-1942

F. B. Abigail

1942-1952

William Henry “Bill” Ruddock (1914-1985)

1952-1953

Lawrence A. Dietrich

1953-1959

James R. Butterfield

1959-1961

H. A. Thompson

1961-1963

Sam M. Stewart

1963-1966

T. B. Turner

1967-1975

Peter Kowalchuk

1975-1975

Robert J. Davidson

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevator and balloon annex at Bield

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

Site Location (lat/long): N51.21992, W101.15278
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Obituary [William Henry Ruddock], Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1985, page 36.

Roblin East topographic map, 62N/3 East, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 22 October 2018

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