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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Moline, RM of Oakview)

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A wooden grain elevator at Moline, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Oakview on the former CNR Rapid City Subdivision, was built by United Grain Growers in 1913, one of the first elevators constructed by the company as opposed to being bought from others. Traded to Manitoba Pool Elevators around 1948, it closed in December 1978 when the adjacent rail line was abandoned. The building stood vacant until at least the early-1990s and was later removed from the site. Only its concrete foundation was visible during a 2016 site visit.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1913-?

Fred Granger

?-1928

?

1928-1948

Jack W. Stanton

1948-1956

Stan J. Campbell

1956-1957

Ray E. Sterling

1957-1958

Lloyd W. Shindruk

1958-1970

Harold E. Brown

1970-1971

A. Adrian Scott

1971-1974

William C. “Bill” Bawtinhimer

1974-1975

Dave Wilson

1975-1978

?

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool elevator at Moline

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Moline (no date)
Source: Moline monuments

Manitoba Pool elevator at Moline

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Moline (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 1988.

Manitoba Pool elevator at Moline

Concrete foundation for the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Moline (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.17800, W100.18360
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Rapid City and District - Our Past for the Future, 1978, page 149.

United Grain Growers Fonds, MSS76, Box 60 [Rivers], University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives.

Rivers East topographic map, 62K/1 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 August 2016

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