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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Meadows, RM of Rosser)

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A 60,000-bushel wooden grain elevator in the village of Meadows, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosser, was built in 1947 by the Paterson Grain Company. Temporary balloon annexes were built beside it in 1953 and 1960 and were replaced in 1978 by a crib annex, increasing the elevator’s capacity to 188,600 bushels. Closed in 2013, the facility was demolished in July 2017.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1947-1949

Norman Harris

1949-1966

G. W. Miller

1966-1969

L. L. Lecoq

1969-1971

W. H. Steininger

1971-1973

H. W. Purkess

1973-1990

H. B. Buchanan

1990

R. Janzen

1991-?

T. Turner

Photos & Maps

Paterson grain elevator at Meadows

Paterson grain elevator at Meadows (June 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2097.

Paterson grain elevator at Meadows

Paterson grain elevator at Meadows (September 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N50.02909, W97.59475
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

The First Hundred Years: 1893-1993 by The Rural Municipality of Rosser Centennial History Book Committee, 1993, pages 171-172.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 22 July 2017

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