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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Chillon, RM of Ellice-Archie)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A 30,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at the siding of Chillon, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie, was built between 1921 and 1922 by Paterson Grain. The elevator was sold to Manitoba Pool in February 1928 and its capacity was expanded in 1952 with a three-bin balloon annex constructed beside it. When a nearby United Grain Growers elevator was purchased in 1960, it became known as Pool A. The elevator was closed in July 1971 and dismantled in 1972.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1922-1924

F. Young

1924-1928

Campbell Malcolm

1928-1931

F. G. Abbott

1931-1932

?

1932-1942

Peter K. “PK” Peterson

1942-1946

Clarence E. Good

1946-1947

Kenneth A. “Ken” McCullough

1947-1951

George A. Armstrong

1951-1956

O. W. “Hap” Congdon

1956-1959

W. Clem Windsor

1959-1966

John A. Williamson

1966-1968

W. Cecil Nichol

1968-1971

Dennis W. Hunter

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevator at Chillon

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Chillon (1971)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A30347-58

Manitoba Pool grain elevators A (right) and B (left) at Chillon

Manitoba Pool grain elevators A (right) and B (left) at Chillon (no date)
Source: Manitoba Cooperator (WCPI), S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Site Location (lat/long): N50.57714, W101.22207
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Chillon, RM of Ellice-Archie)

Sources:

“Chillon social evening,” Russell Banner, 29 April 1971, page 3.

“Binscarth district news,” Russell Banner, 27 April 1972, page 3.

Ellice: 1883-1983 by Ellice Centennial Book Committee, 1983, pages 113-114.

Aerial photo A30347-58, 1971, Air Photo Library of Manitoba.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin.

Page revised: 4 February 2019

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