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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator (Snowflake, RM of Pembina)

A wooden grain elevator at Snowflake, on the now-abandoned CPR Snowflake Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Pembina, was built in 1962 by Federal Grain Limited, using lumber salvaged from its former elevator at Fallison, and operated until 1972. It was later the “B” elevator for Manitoba Pool Elevators.

The former Federal grain elevator at Snowflake with the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background

The former Federal grain elevator at Snowflake with the former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background (July 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

The former Federal grain elevator at Snowflake with its partially concealed office at right

The former Federal grain elevator at Snowflake with its partially concealed office at right (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of the office for the former Federal grain elevator at Snowflake

Interior of the office for the former Federal grain elevator at Snowflake (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.04691, W98.66151
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Snowflake, RM of Pembina)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Wiley Low Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator (Fallison, Municipality of Louise)

Sources:

We thank Neil Christoffersen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 22 February 2019

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