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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Fannystelle, RM of Grey)

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A 50,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Fannystelle in the Rural Municipality of Grey was built in 1929 by Manitoba Pool Elevators for a local cooperative association. Over the years, it was expanded with two annexes: a 54,000-bushel balloon annex on its east side in 1950 and a 57,000-bushel crib annex on its west side in 1958. The entire complex was traded to United Grain Growers in 1990 and closed later that year, when a new concrete elevator opened nearby. It has since been demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1929-1930

A. C. Mathews

1930-1931

H. F. Argue

1931-1940

R. Grundy

1940-1942

Ross C. Morrison

1942-1971

R. M. McAlinden

1971-1981

John G. Veldman

1981-1990

Dennis Gendzelvich

Photos & Maps

Grain elevators at Fannystelle: Manitoba Pool at left, Canadian Consolidated in centre, and Paterson at right

Grain elevators at Fannystelle: Manitoba Pool at left, Canadian Consolidated in centre, and Paterson at right (1955)
Source: Wayne Schuman

Grain elevators at Fannystelle: Manitoba Pool at left, Canadian Consolidated in centre, and Paterson at right

Grain elevators at Fannystelle: Manitoba Pool at left, Canadian Consolidated in centre, and Paterson at right (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Fannystelle

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Fannystelle (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.74396, W97.78024
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stevens and Company Grain Elevator (Fannystelle, RM of Grey)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 1 (Fannystelle, RM of Grey)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator 2 (Fannystelle, RM of Grey)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2018

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