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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Maloney Silos (RM of Dufferin)

Around 1981, these twin silos in the Carman area were featured in a Manitoba Co-operator series on rural architecture. The original caption for the photograph is given below.

Most silos in Manitoba are made of either wood, steel, or concrete, with the latter two materials usually identified with feed towers built after the Second World War. One of the rare exceptions to this are these examples located about five miles north of Carman on Highway 13. Built 62 years ago for D. Maloney, the large tiles were imported from Ontario. The structures are 35 feet high and 15 feet in diameter, and were originally attached to a large dairy barn which has since disappeared. The silos provided corn feed to about 40 dairy cows. Today, the Matt Dawydiuk farm uses the structures for grain storage. The only change to the structurally sound silos has been the replacement of cedar roofs with new metal ones.

The silos were still standing at the site as of March 2015.

Maloney Silos

Maloney Silos (circa 1981)
Source: Bob Hainstock

Site Location (lat/long): N49.58195, W98.01048
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

We thank Doug Irwin for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Bob Hainstock, Ed Ledohowski, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 March 2015

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