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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 (Burnside Siding, RM of Portage la Prairie)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A 208,700-bushel wooden grain elevator at Burnside Siding, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, was built by Manitoba Pool Elevators between August 1983 and July 1984, and opened officially on 25 July 1984. It was later closed and demolished in 2008.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1984-1989

Fernand N. Legault

1989-1990

Ed Klassen

1990-1998

Ronald N. Maryniuk

Photos & Maps

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Burnside Siding under construction

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Burnside Siding under construction (1984)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding (1990s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 1962.

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding (1990s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding (2007)
Source: Bernie Freeman

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Burnside Siding (2007)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Location (lat/long): N49.96738, W98.46009
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, Mike Lisowski, and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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