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

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An elevator in Brookdale, on the CPR Varcoe Subdivision in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was built in 1929 and operated by the Manitoba Pool Elevators. A balloon annex was built beside it in 1940 and an Overgaard annex was constructed in 1952. It closed in July 1978 when the adjacent rail line was removed. The building was later sold and used for private grain storage. The original office building, which stood beside the elevator, was removed and replaced by a metal granary.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


W. A. Taylor


Roy R. Charles


G. John Veldman


Dennis W. Hunter


Brian Shannon


David C. Casson


Bruce Beare


Jeff W. Cannon

Photos & Maps

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Brookdale

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Brookdale, with the original office at right, and the United Grain Growers elevator in the background (August 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2257

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Brookdale

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Brookdale (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.04815, W99.56474
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: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)


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

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 26 October 2016

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