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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 / Private Grain Elevator (Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | 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

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1939

B. H. Herron

1939-1951

M. C. Johnson

1951-1960

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

1969-1977

William A. Pearson

1977-1988

James A. Henderson

1988-1998

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)

Sources:

“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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