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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Dacotah, RM of Cartier)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator and annex at Dacotah, on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Cartier, was operated by the Paterson Grain Company. Part of it was built in 1957 while other part, constructed in 1917, was moved to the site from Cabot a few kilometres away in 1971. The entire facility was demolished in August 2003.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1917-1918

Thomas Edie

1918-1928

E. G. Davies

1928-1929

B. J. Knight

1929-1948

G. M. Johnson

1949

W. Kulczycki

1949-1957

A. L. Johnson

1957-1960

S. H. Stanbra

1960-1979

L. C. Ramsdell

1979-1984

D. J. Nordman

1984-?

Neil Cruse

Photos & Coordinates

Former Paterson Grain elevator at Dacotah

Former Paterson Grain elevator at Dacotah (no date)
Source: Mike Lisowski

Former Paterson Grain elevator at Dacotah

Former Paterson Grain elevator at Dacotah (no date)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Former Paterson Grain elevator at Dacotah

Former Paterson Grain elevator at Dacotah (no date)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87532, W97.63903
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Grain Elevator / Paterson Grain Elevator (Cabot, RM of Cartier)

Sources:

Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984, Elie: RM of Cartier, page 49.

“Goodbye to an old friend,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 August 2003, page 20.

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

We thank Charles Fossay and Paul Newsome (The Vintage Locomotive Society) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Bernie Freeman, and Mike Lisowski.

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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