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History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Medora, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

Link to:
Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Medora, on the CPR Napinka Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada, was built in 1928 by the Manitoba Pool Elevators. A new annex was built beside it in 1967. The elevator and annex were removed from the site in 2002.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

S. Bergson

1929-1934

Alex Jack

1934-1935

?

1935-1942

Alex Jack

1942-1944

George E. Levins

1944-1947

R. C. Trembath

1947-1951

Walter A. “Walt” Coulthart

1951-1952

?

1952-1972

Joseph M. McQuay

1972-1975

Jack A. Sotheran

1975-1977

Russell D. Ellis

1977-1984

Art Brister

1984-1992

L. Bruce Wilson

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Medora

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Medora (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Medora

Manitoba Pool grain elevator and United Grain Growers grain elevator at Medora (1972)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Medora

Manitoba Pool grain elevator with the United Grain Growers grain elevator at Medora (1982)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Medora

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Medora (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Medora

United Grain Growers grain elevator and Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Medora (December 2000)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.25411, W100.69428
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Medora, Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

Sources:

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

We thank Shelagh Poolie (Viterra Inc.) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Glenn Dickson.

Page revised: 14 January 2017

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