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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lake of the Woods Grain Elevator (Regent, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

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A wooden grain elevator on the CPR Boissevain Subdivision in the Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester was built in 1913 by the Matheson Grain Company. Sold in 1918 to the Lake of the Woods Milling Company, it was destroyed by fire on 13 August 1944 and not rebuilt.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1914-1916

Cliff Bowes

1917-1920

W. L. Fox

1921-1930

R. H. Fox

1931-1932

R. McDonald

1932-1933

Donald McCormick

1933-1934

Elevator closed

1935-1944

S. A. “Joe” Haskin

Photos & Maps

Three grain elevators at Regent: Manitoba Pool at left, Western Canada at middle, and Lake of the Woods at right

Three grain elevators at Regent: Manitoba Pool at left, Western Canada at middle, and Lake of the Woods at right (1930s)
Source: Barry More, Murray Brown

The Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Regent

The Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Regent (no date)
Source: Barry More, Russel Lougheed family

The Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Regent on fire

The Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Regent on fire (August 1944) by W. L. Fox
Source: Barry More

Site Location (lat/long): N49.34135, W100.31657
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “A” / Private Grain Elevator (Regent, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Western Canada Flour Mills Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator “B” (Regent, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Sources:

Ogilvie Mills Fonds, MSS 120, Box 146, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

Our Heritage by Regent Women’s Institute, c1967, pages 69-71. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.R44 Reg]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Barry More.

Page revised: 7 May 2018

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