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Manitoba
History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Wilkes Avenue, RM of Headingley)

A grain elevator was operated by Federal Grain at Mile 10.6 (known in the 1930s as the St. Charles Siding) on the CNR Gladstone Subdivision along Wilkes Avenue in the Rural Municipality of Headingley. Having a capacity of 154,700 bushels, the building was sold in 1972 to Manitoba Pool Elevators. A local management committee was formed in February 1973. Major renovations were undertaken in early 1988. The elevator closed around 2000 and the building was demolished in early 2003.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1973-1985

Charlie G. Hague

1985-1989

Ed Klassen

1989-1991

Dave Wilson

1991-1998

Dennis Gendzelevich

1998-2000

?

Photos & Maps

Mile 10.6 grain elevator

Mile 10.6 grain elevator (August 1999)
Source: Mike Lisowski

Mile 10.6 grain elevator

Mile 10.6 grain elevator (no date)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Site Location (lat/long): N49.83869, W97.32935
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Manitoba Pool Fonds, RG4 Series B Central Office Records, B13 Summary of Elevator Operations, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

We thank Len Van Roon Jr, Bernie Freeman, and Mike Lisowski for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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