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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Leighton, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

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A wooden grain elevator at the railway siding of Leighton, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada, was built by United Grain Growers and sold in 1928 to Manitoba Pool Elevators. Closed in July 1971, the elevator was removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1931

G. M. Hall

1931-1932

?

1932-1934

R. McAlinden

1934-1935

?

1935-1940

J. M. Moore

1940-1941

R. Tollifson

1941-1946

S. C. Strutt

1946-1948

George R. Suggitt

1948-1949

W. H. Shortridge

1949-1960

K. D. Maxwell

1960-1967

William Adams

1967-1971

F. W. Adams

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Leighton

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Leighton (1967)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A19907-21

Site Location (lat/long): N49.21942, W100.60022
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

Waskada East topographic map, 62F/02 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics)

Page revised: 13 December 2016

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