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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 (Holland, RM of Victoria)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Holland, on the CPR Glenboro Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Victoria, was built in 1927 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Its modest 50,000-bushel capacity was enlarged with a squat 75,000-bushel Overgaard annex in 1952 and a taller 85,000-bushel crib annex in 1958. The elevator was completely renovated in 1982 and the Overgaard annex was removed around 1994. It survived the transfer to Agricore in 1998 but closed in 2001 and was demolished in early December 2003.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1946

D. Morfitt

1946-1957

Albert William Higgs (1909-1961)

1957-1960

George F. Atkinson

1960-1974

W. Claire Leslie

1974-1988

Mac A. Hamilton

1988-1998

Robert Dalrymple

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Holland (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Holland

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Holland (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 Holland

Agricore grain elevator at Holland (no date)
Source: John Friesen

Site Location (lat/long): N49.59806, W98.88364
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Holland, RM of Victoria)

Sources:

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

“News briefs,” Baldur Gazette, 9 December 2003, page 2.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Glenn Dickson, and John Friesen.

Page revised: 25 June 2017

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