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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Lenore, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

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A wooden grain elevator at Lenore, on the CPR Lenore Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth, was once operated by the Lenore Co-operative Elevator Association as part of the Manitoba Pool Elevators network. The elevator closed in 1980 when the railway line was abandoned and, at the time of a 2015 site visit, the building appeared not to be in active use.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1927-1928

J. H. White

1928-1952

Donald Gillies

1952-1959

R. A. Laurie

1959-1960

G. A. Thompson

1960-1972

W. C. Johnston

1972-1977

Rick J. Hamilton

1977-1979

Dennis W. Clarkson

1979-1980

Robert “Bob” Dalrymple

Photos & Coordinates

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Lenore

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Lenore (May 2000)
Source: Mike Lisowski

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Lenore

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Lenore (no date)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2109.

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Lenore

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Lenore (July 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Lenore

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Lenore (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.95881, W100.75234
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank Mike Lisowski and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2020

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