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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Foxwarren, Municipality of Prairie View)

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A wooden grain elevator in Foxwarren, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Prairie View, was built in 1958 by Manitoba Pool Elevators, replacing an earlier elevator destroyed by fire in July 1957. An annex was built beside it in 1967. The elevator and annex were demolished in December 2000.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1927

O. W. Couch

1927-1928

F. Rowe

1928-1929

D. W. Buchanan

1929-1930

A. S. King

1930-1933

W. R. Armstrong

1933-1942

M. Snow

1942-1957

P. K. Peterson

1957-1968

B. R. Johnston

1968-1991

Lou C. Deeley

1991-1998

Robin David Couvier

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Foxwarren

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Foxwarren (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” in foreground with “B” and United Grain Growers elevators in background, at Foxwarren

Manitoba Pool grain elevator “A” in foreground with “B” and United Grain Growers elevators in background, at Foxwarren (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Foxwarren

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

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Foxwarren

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

Site Location (lat/long): N50.51535, W101.15103
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Foxwarren, Municipality of Prairie View)

Sources:

“Foxwarren news,” Russell Banner, 12 December 2000, page 16.

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 21 July 2018

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