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Fall 2018
Field Trip


Manitoba
History

No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Oak Lake, RM of Sifton)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Oak Lake, on the CPR Broadview Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Sifton, was constructed in 1928 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. Closed in 1988, it was used for private grain storage for a time. The office and driveshed were still standing as of 2014. Only the concrete foundations were left as of 2016.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1946

V. O. Hollier

1946-1959

Harry A. Lyle

1959-1962

Donald McKinnon

1962-1972

Lloyd Henry Hackman (1922-1991)

1972-1988

R. Murray Hagyard

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake (1987)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake (August 1986)
Source: John Everett Collection JSE-0217, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake (July 1988)
Source: John Everett Collection JSE-0020, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Concrete foundations for the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake

Concrete foundations for the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Oak Lake (2016)
Source: Barry Flett

Site Location (lat/long): N49.76545, W100.63267
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Manitoba Pool Fonds & John Everett Collection, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University.

We thank Barry Flett for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 June 2018

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