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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


Agent / Buyer


John Kauenhofen


Harry E. Hopkins


James Ralston


Jean-Paul Sabourin



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


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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