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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

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

Link to:
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A wooden grain elevator in Snowflake, on the CPR Snowflake Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Pembina, was constructed in 1928 and formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. A balloon annex was constructed beside it in 1951. It closed in December 1980 but was later used for private grain storage.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1929

E. Shilson

1929-1930

N. Shilson

1930-1933

W. Shilson

1933-1937

A. W. McIntyre

1937-1945

A. J. Akehurst

1945-1951

G. H. Gillies

1951-1959

Cliff Johnson

1959-1960

Ross G. Ferguson

1960-1967

G. A. Cochrane

1967-1972

L. Cameron Stoesz

1972-1975

L. C. “Dick” Myers

1975-1978

Cornelius D. Klassen

1978-1980

Steven Yeomans

Photos & Maps

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Katrime

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Snowflake (August 2009)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Katrime

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Snowflake (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator at Katrime

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Snowflake (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.04606, W98.66035
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Sources:

Record of Country Elevator Receipts, Expenses 1922-23 to and including 1955-156, Lake of the Woods Milling Company Limited, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Ogilvie Flour Mills fonds, MSS120-L-128.

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

We thank Neil Christoffersen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2016

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