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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: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

An elevator in Brookdale, on the CPR Varcoe Subdivision in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was built by United Grain Growers in 1938, with annexes added in 1940 and 1953. It closed in June 1978 when the adjacent rail line was removed. The building was sold to a local farmer, who used it for grain storage into the 1990s. It was demolished in February 2013.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1912-1913

John Francis Jones

1913-1922

Thomas H. Ballantyne

1922-1923

G. H. Whaley

1923-1924

Ike Bosnell

1924-1928

?

1928-1929

William Henry Fallis

1929-1953

Ralph Chisholm

1953-1967

Dunc McIntyre

1967-1976

Darryl Lamont

1976-1978

Brian H. McMullan

Photos & Maps

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Brookdale

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Brookdale, with the Manitoba Pool elevator in the background (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2253

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator

The former United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Brookdale (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.04808, W99.56319
denoted by symbol on the map above

See Also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brookdale Grain Warehouse (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

Sources:

A History of Grain Elevators in Manitoba by John Everitt, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, circa 1993.

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

“Torn down,” Baldur Gazette, 26 February 2013, page 2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 September 2016

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