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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Dufresne, RM of Tache)

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A wooden grain elevator in Dufresne, on the CNR Sprague Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Tache, was formerly operated by the Manitoba Pool Elevators and its successor Agricore. Closed in November 2000, the elevator was purchased by a group of four local farmers and has been used for private grain storage since 2001.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1948-1962

Hector R. Lahaie

1962-1963

C. R. Thompson

1963-1967

?

1967-2000

Rene J. Morin

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Dufresne

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Dufresne (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2330.

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Dufresne

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Dufresne (July 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Dufresne

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Dufresne (October 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.72648, W96.72369
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank Larry Goossen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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