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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A grain elevator on South Railway Street in the village of Boissevain, on the CPR Boissevain Subdivision in the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton was formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Its corporate signage has been removed. A large, colourful mural on its south side was painted by artists Stephen Jackson and Gus Froese.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


B. H. Herron


M. C. Johnson


Harvey J. Couling

1960-1966 (A)

A. E. Cochrane

1960-1964 (B)

E. C. Wedgewood

1964-1966 (B)

G. W. Pedden

1966-1969 (A)

G. W. Pedden

1966-1969 (B)

T. B. Turner


William A. Pearson


James A. Henderson


Dennis Monchalin

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Boissevain

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Boissevain (July 2001)
Source: Mike Lisowski

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Boissevain

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Boissevain (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N49.23072, W100.05754
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)


“Stephen Jackson, mural artist dies,” Boissevain Recorder, 8 January 2016, page 6.

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

We thank Leona Devuyst and Mike Lisowski for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 21 February 2017

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