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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: Paterson Grain Elevator (Kane, RM of Morris)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in the village of Kane, on the CNR Miami Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Morris, was built by the Paterson Grain Company in late 1947, replacing an older elevator destroyed by fire in August 1947. Two annexes built in the 1950s were replaced in 1982 by a new elevator and annex, immediately beside the older elevator. The adjacent railway line was removed in 2007 but the elevator is still owned by the computer and leased to local farmers for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1919

G. Norwood

1920

W. H. House

1921

D. Brown

1922

Roy Brown

1923-1924

H. Burr

1924-1930

Charles Edward “Charlie” Walsh

1930-1940

Roylance “Roy” de la Wyche

1940-1946

Henry P. Schellenberg

1946-1956

Walter G. Penner

1956-1966

J. W. “Bill” Bracken

1966-1995

Irvin J. Wiebe

1995-?

Alvin D. Martens

Photos & Maps

Paterson Grain Elevators at Kane

The Paterson and United Grain Growers grain elevators at Kane (1960)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Paterson Grain Elevators at Kane

The Paterson and United Grain Growers grain elevators at Kane (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2158.

Paterson Grain Elevator at Kane

The Paterson grain elevator at Kane (January 2001)
Source: Mike Lisowski

Paterson Grain Elevator at Kane

The Paterson grain elevator at Kane (July 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Paterson Grain Elevator at Kane

Aerial view of the Paterson grain elevator at Kane (November 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.35457, W97.72871
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Kane, RM of Morris)

Sources:

A History of Grain Elevators in Manitoba by John Everitt, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, circa 1993.

Kane: The Spirit Lives On by Kane History Book Committee, 2000.

We thank Ralph Groening for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Jean McManus, Gordon Goldsborough, and Mike Lisowski.

Page revised: 28 November 2016

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