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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Poplar Point, RM of Portage la Prairie)

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A wooden grain elevatorin the village of Poplar Point, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, was built in 1951 by Manitoba Pool Elevators, replacing an earlier elevator bought from Reliance Grain in 1948. An annex was built beside it in 1969. Closed in 1990, the elevator and annex were later removed from the site.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


Tom P. Howie


Brian W. Mauthe


Wesley Burtle


Don Hunt


Tom Messinbird


Don A. Bahuaud

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Poplar Point

Aerial view of Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Poplar Point (1980s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Poplar Point

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Poplar Point (no date)
Source: Julie Harris

Site Location (lat/long): N50.06271, W97.97599
denoted by symbol on the map above


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

We thank Julie Harris for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 January 2017

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