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

Link to:
Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator on the CPR Boissevain Subdivision in the Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester was built in 1914 by Western Canada Flour Mills. Closed in 1940, the elevator was sold to Manitoba Pool for use as its “Pool B” until 1953 when it was torn down.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1914-1916

C. F. Bailey

1917

J. H. “Jack” Knox

1917-1923

David Hean

1923-1940

Richard “Dick” Hean

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

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Regent in foreground with Western Canada Flour Mills and Lake of the Woods Milling elevators in background

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Regent in foreground with Western Canada Flour Mills and Lake of the Woods Milling elevators in background (July 1929) by W. L. Fox
Source: Barry More

Site Location (lat/long): N49.34133, W100.31729
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: Lake of the Woods Grain Elevator (Regent, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Sources:

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: 16 September 2018

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