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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Dufrost, RM of De Salaberry)

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A wooden grain elevator in Dufrost, on the CPR Emerson Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of De Salaberry, was operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. It was demolished in 2004.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

J. A. Bossey

1929-1930

H. Lauziere

1930-1937

K. W. Grant

1937-1939

Fred Helgason

1939-1940

George Edward Simmie

1940-1941

R. Grundy

1941-1942

R. M. McAlinden

1942-1951

Oscar Rochon

1951-1963

Paul E. Turenne

1963-1991

Adrien Louis Kolly (1931-2016)

1991-1997

George Thevenot

1997-1998

Darrell Godard

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dufrost

Aerial view of grain elevators at Dufrost (1993)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Dufrost

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator, with a Paterson Grain elevator in the background, at Dufrost (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2331.

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Dufrost

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator, with a Paterson Grain elevator in the background, at Dufrost (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2332.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.36109, W97.05234
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Dufrost, RM of De Salaberry)

Sources:

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

Obituary [Adrien Louis Kolly], Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2016.

We thank Shelagh Poolie (Viterra Inc.) and Jim Robertson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2017

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