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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Kaleida, Municipality of Pembina)

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A wooden grain elevator at Kaleida, on the CPR Kaleida Subdivision in the Municipality of Pembina, was built in 1905 for a group of local farmers and sold two year later to the Ogilvie Milling Company. By 1959, when it was sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators and became its B elevator, the original 25,000-bushel capacity had increased to 70,000 bushels with an adjoining annex. The rail line was abandoned in mid-1962 and the elevator closed in July 1963. Sold to private ownership, it was used for several years as a seed-cleaning plant but now stands idle.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1905-1906

Mr. Bakki

1906-?

James Armstrong

?-?

Fenton Hill

?-?

Mr. Gunness

?-?

Stan Ingram

?-?

William Gibson

?-?

Gus Porte

?-1959

Russ Brown

1959-1962

Blaine F. Angers

1962-1963

Allan Bork

Photos & Coordinates

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B (September 2010)
Source: Ken Jacobs

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B and balloon annex at Kaleida

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B and balloon annex at Kaleida (July 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B and balloon annex at Kaleida

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B and balloon annex at Kaleida (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B and balloon annex at Kaleida

Interior of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Kaleida (September 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.12941, W98.46955
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Kaleidoscope, 1878-1986 by Kaleida Historical Society, 1986, pages 8-9.

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

We thank Ken Jacobs, Jean McManus, George Penner, and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2021

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