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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Searle Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator (East Selkirk, RM of St. Clements)

A wooden grain elevator at East Selkirk, on the CNR Victoria Beach Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of St. Clements, was built around 1938 by Searle Grain. Sold to Federal Grain in 1969, it was re-sold to Manitoba Pool in 1972. Closed, it was later removed from the site.

Aerial view of grain elevator at East Selkirk

Aerial view of grain elevator at East Selkirk (1961)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A17363-6

Searle grain elevator at East Selkirk

Searle grain elevator at East Selkirk (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Searle grain elevator at East Selkirk

Searle grain elevator at East Selkirk (May 1973)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14207, W96.83510
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 19F-H51134, 2019-2020).

We thank Joel Bouchard for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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