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Manitoba
History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Bloom, RM of Portage la Prairie)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A 48,000-bushel wooden grain elevator in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie was formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators at the Longburn siding on the CNR Oakland Subdivision. Moved to its present site near Bloom Siding along the Trans-Canada Highway, the building is now used for private grain storage. Two covered hoppers used as dust bins were added when the elevator was moved to this site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1947-1949

D. B. McLardy

1949-1963

Joseph H. Arbuckle (1912-1974)

1963-1966

William Henry “Bill” Ruddock (1914-1985)

1966-1969

W. J. Reid

1969-1971

William B. Izzard

1971-1979

George W. Whitlaw

1979-1980

Clair E. Lobreau

1980-1984

Don A. Bahuaud

Photos & Maps

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator from Longburn

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator from Longburn (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 1964.

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator from Longburn

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator from Longburn (September 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N49.97736, W98.51270
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Obituary [Joseph Arbuckle], MacGregor Herald, 16 October 1974, page 11.

Obituary [William Henry Ruddock], Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1985, page 36.

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

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

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

Page revised: 30 November 2017

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