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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
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Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: National Grain Elevator (Pope, Municipality of Hamiota)

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A 53,000-bushel wooden grain elevator in Pope, on the CNR Rivers Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Hamiota, was operated by the National Grain Company. It closed around 1975 and was later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1966-1968

Allan George Drysdale (1941-2016)

1968-1974

Gordon White

1974-1975

?

Photos & Maps

Construction of the grain elevator at Pope

Construction of the grain elevator at Pope (circa 1905) by Percy Skuse
Source: Chloe Bornstein

Grain elevator at Poper

Grain elevator at Pope (circa 1905) by Percy Skuse
Source: Chloe Bornstein

Site Location (lat/long): N50.11325, W100.72879
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Current comments,” Hamiota Echo, 8 May 1968, page 2.

“Season’s greetings,” Hamiota Echo, 20 December 1973, page 7.

We thank Alan Drysdale and Chloe Bornstein for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2018

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