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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Fredensthal West, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

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A wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Fredensthal West, on the CPR Emerson Subdivision in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, was formerly operated by the Manitoba Pool Elevators. Built over the spring and summer of 1952 at Fredensthal on the CNR Ridgeville Subdivision, the elevator was moved to its present site in 1980 and three steel tanks were added in mid-1992. Closed around 2001, the complex now used for private grain storage by a local Hutterite colony.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1952-1954

John Kauenhofen

1954-1970

Harry E. Hopkins

1970-1978

James Ralston

1978-1998

Jean-Paul Sabourin

1998-2001

?

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Fredensthal West

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Fredensthal West (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2342.

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Fredensthal West

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

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Fredensthal West

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Fredensthal West (October 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.04733, W97.17404
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank Mike Lisowski for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 22 September 2018

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