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Manitoba
History

No. 86


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Solsgirth, Municipality of Prairie View)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in the village of Solsgirth, on the CPR Bredenbury Subdivision in the Municipality of Prairie View, was built in 1928 by Manitoba Pool Elevators and renovated in 1985. Annexes were built beside it in 1950 and 1973. The elevator is no longer present at the site.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1928-1932

P. A. Finch

1932-1934

A. M. Graham

1934-1935

Alex Jack

1935-1940

A. W. Chapman

1940-1941

J. A. Reid

1941-1942

?

1942-1945

G. H. Kilburn

1945-1946

J. D. Mansell

1946-1949

J. A. Nelin

1949-1956

R. C. Richardson

1956-1966

W. Cecil Nichol

1966-1970

J. A. Williamson

1970-1975

Ronald J. Falloon

1975-1979

Winston C. Curtis

1979-1982

Donald T. Leadbeater

1982-1997

Fred Haun

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Solsgirth

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Solsgirth (1990s)
Source: S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Aerial view of the grain elevators at Solsgirth

The Manitoba Pool grain elevator Solsgirth (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N50.49018, W100.91796
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cargill Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (Solsgirth, Municipality of Prairie View)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2016

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