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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: Paterson Grain Elevator (Dipple, RM of Macdonald)

A 30,000-bushel wooden grain elevator, at the railway siding of Dipple (named for local settlers John and Elizabeth Dipple) on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald, was built in 1921 for the Paterson Grain Company. Closed in 1949, the elevator was demolished the following year and its materials were used to build an annex at Fannystelle.

Watercolour painting of the Paterson grain elevator at Dipple

Watercolour painting of the Paterson grain elevator at Dipple (2001)
Source: Millie Dipple Burch

Aerial photo of the Dipple grain elevator site

Aerial photo of the Dipple grain elevator site (1949)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A11320-32.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.72350, W97.40287
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

A11320-32 (1949), Manitoba Air Photo Library.

This page was prepared by Millie Dipple Burch, Lynda Burch, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 September 2018

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