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

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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 in 1921 by United Grain Growers to replace an elevator destroyed by fire. Expanded in 1952 with a balloon annex, it was sold to Manitoba Pool in 1960. Closed in mid-1971, the elevator was demolished in 1972.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

?-?

? Tully

?-?

C. McCallum

?-?

Charles Nicoll

?-?

Thorpe McPherson

?-?

? Barber

?-?

John Brown

?-?

Cecil Kelly

?-?

H. "Spike" Tibbatts

?-?

Wally Lazenby

?-?

Robert O. “Bob” Feasby

?-?

Alex Crerar

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): N50.57624, W101.22100
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

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

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

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin.

Page revised: 26 January 2019

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