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No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


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Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ogilvie Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Rosser, RM of Rosser)

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A 34,000-bushel wooden grain elevator at Rosser, on the CPR Carberry Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Rosser, was constructed in 1935 by Ogilvie Flour Mills. Three annexes were built beside it in 1950, increasing its total capacity to 64,000 bushels. Sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1959, it was closed on 31 July 1971 and later demolished.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1935-1939

G. L. MacKenzie

1940-1947

P. E. McCarthy

1948-1969

Gerald Lyall “Gerry” Hallick (1926-2014)

1969-1971

L. A. Wiebe

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Rosser

Aerial view of the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Rosser (1968)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A20410-184.

No photo

Site Location (lat/long): N49.99070, W97.44900
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

The First Hundred Years: 1893-1993 by The Rural Municipality of Rosser Centennial History Book Committee, 1993, pages 168-169.

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

Obituary [Gerald Lyall Hallick], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 2014.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 29 October 2017

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