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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
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Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

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A wooden grain elevator in the village of Bowsman, on the CNR Erwood Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, was built in 1952 and renovated in 1982. Operated as “Pool C” by Manitoba Pool Elevators and its successors until 2000, when the railway line was abandoned, the elevator was demolished in 2010.

Agents / Buyers (Pool A)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1925-1928

W. L. Breadner

1928-1946

J. M. Kines

1946-1953

Raymond Sparrow

1953-1958

Jock B. Amos

1958-1976

Morley M. Younger

1976-1983

Irvin A. Greig

1983-1984

David M. Shumka

1984-1997

Leon Nahnybida

Agents / Buyers (Pool B)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1959-1976

Morley M. Younger

1976-1983

Irvin A. Greig

Agents / Buyers (Pool C)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1952-1956

B. C. Dahl

1956-1957

R. G. Sawyer

1957-1958

Morley M. Younger

1958-1971

Ken D. Connell

1971-1976

Morley M. Younger

1976-1983

Irvin A. Greig

Agents / Buyers (Pool D)

Period

Agent / Buyer

1972-1982

Lyn R. Smith

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool “C” grain elevator at Bowsman

Manitoba Pool “C” grain elevator at Bowsman (1982)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool “C” grain elevator at Bowsman

Manitoba Pool “C” grain elevator at Bowsman (2007)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Manitoba Pool “C” grain elevator at Bowsman

Manitoba Pool “C” grain elevator at Bowsman (2007)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Location (lat/long): N52.23868, W101.20805
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank Shelagh Poolie (Viterra Inc.) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Bernie Freeman.

Page revised: 11 December 2016

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