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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Margaret, RM of Prairie Lakes)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator at Margaret, on the CNR Hartney Subdivision in what is now the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes, was built by Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1928. Expanded with a balloon annex in 1940, it was closed in early 1981 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1946

David King (1874-1961)

1946-1952

John Bruce Dickie (1917-2001)

1952-1981

Robert Wilson Potter (1917-1993)

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool grain elevator (right) and United Grain Gowers grain elevator (left) at Margaret

Manitoba Pool grain elevator (right) and United Grain Gowers grain elevator (left) at Margaret (1962)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.40622, W99.85731
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Margaret, RM of Prairie Lakes)

Sources:

“R.M. of Riverside Council Minutes,” Belmont News, 19 March 1981, page 1.

Obituary [Robert Wilson Potter], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 April 1993, page 39.

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

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 January 2019

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