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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

MHS Multicultural Dinner 2019
2019
Multicultural
Dinner

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: British America Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Dropmore, RM of Riding Mountain West)

A wooden grain elevator at Dropmore, on the CNR Tonkin Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West, was built in 1909 by the British America Elevator Company. Sold to United Grain Growers in 1928 after its elevator was destroyed by fire in December 1927, it was re-sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1948 and designated as Pool B at this site. Closed in July 1971, the elevator was demolished in 1972.

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dropmore with Manitoba Pool B at left

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dropmore with Manitoba Pool B at left (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A18664-7

Site Location (lat/long): N51.01620, W101.44350
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Dropmore, RM of Riding Mountain West)

Sources:

Then and Now: Dropmore, Castleavery, Grainsby, Rochedale by Betty Bauereiss, Marcon Consulting, 1995, pages 35, 294.

This page was prepared by Denis Sabourin and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 February 2019

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