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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Sinclair, RM of Pipestone)

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

A wooden grain elevator at Sinclair, on the CPR Arcola Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was formerly operated by the Canadian Consolidated Grain Company. In 1959, all its country elevators were sold to United Grain Growers, which then traded this elevator to Manitoba Pool Elevators. Later privately owned, it was used for a time for local grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

W. R. Sabiston

1929-1932

John Wilson “Jack” Hyslop (1901-?)

1932-1933

?

1933-1940

A. A. McKinnon

1940-1942

Harold B. Graham

1942-1943

?

1943-1944

Maurice J. McCowan

1944-1982

Howard M. Wilton

1982-1998

Eugene Trush

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Sinclair

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Sinclair (1990s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Sinclair

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Sinclair (September 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Aerial view of former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Sinclair

Aerial view of former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Sinclair (August 2019)
Source: Steve Boyko

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.56964, W101.28864
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

United Grain Growers Fonds, MSS76, Box 60, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

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

We thank Jean McManus and Steve Boyko for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 September 2019

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