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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Binscarth, Municipality of Russell-Binscarth)

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A wooden grain elevator and annex at Binscarth, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Russell-Binscarth, was built in 1928 and a crib annex was added in 1958. The elevator was renovated in 1971 and more extensively in 1981. It was replaced by a new facility in 1997 and the original elevator and annex were later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1930

W. Hume

1930-1942

Colin Hall

1942-1951

J. W. Hislop

1951-1957

J. A. Neilin

1957-?

Russ Ivy

Photos & Coordinates

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth under renovation

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth under renovation (1981)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth after renovation

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

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Binscarth (1999)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N50.62377, W101.28713
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Binscarth, Municipality of Russell-Binscarth)

Sources:

Binscarth Memories by Binscarth History Committee, 1984, page 39. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5649.B55 Bin]

United Grain Growers Fonds, MSS76, Box 59, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

We thank Henry Graham, Glenn Dickson, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 February 2020

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