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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator 1 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

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A 40,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Cartwright, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin, was built in 1948 by Federal Grain, replacing an earlier structure destroyed by fire. Closed in 1972, it was sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators, serving as its B elevator until it was closed and demolished in December 1984.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


William Turner


Lewis Bridges


Verne Mooney


Robert Tollifson


Wilbert Rattie

Photos & Coordinates

The former Federal grain elevator at Cartwright

The former Federal grain elevator at Cartwright (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

The former Federal grain elevator at Cartwright

The former Federal grain elevator at Cartwright (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Location (lat/long): N49.09474, W99.34170
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A / Private Grain Elevator (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 2 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator C (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)


Memories Along the Badger Revisited: Cartwright and District, 1885-1985 by Cartwright & District History Committee, 1985, page 10.

We thank Joel Bouchard for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 June 2019

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