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Manitoba History No. 89
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This Old Elevator
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Searle Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator (Riverton, Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

A wooden grain elevator at Riverton, on the CPR Winnipeg Beach Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton, was built in 1937 by Searle Grain, which merged to form Federal Grain in 1966. Sold to Manitoba Pool in 1971, it was moved beside Pool’s elevator and converted into an annex.

Federal and Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Riverton

Federal and Manitoba Pool grain elevators at Riverton (1973)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Federal grain elevator at Riverton

Federal grain elevator at Riverton (1973)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

The former Federal grain elevator at Riverton being demolished

The former Federal grain elevator at Riverton being demolished (no date)
Source: Margaret Wishnowski

Site Location (lat/long): N50.99972, W96.99821
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Riverton, Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

Sources:

“Hopes for Riverton elevator dashed,” Stonewall Argus / Teulon Times, 9 May 1990, page 35.

“Loss of elevator and rail line means end of an era,” Selkirk Journal, 6 November 1990, page 15.

We thank Margaret Wishnowski for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2018

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