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Fall 2018
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Manitoba
History

No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Delmar Commodities Grain Elevator (Sperling, RM of Morris)

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

A wooden grain elevator in the village of Sperling, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Morris, was formerly operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. After being operated by Delmar Commodities for several years, it was demolished in March 2015.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1926-1926

R. H. Preston

1926-1931

T. R. Wilton

1931-1939

R. F. Graham

1939-1942

Fred Helgason

1942-1948

H. Bell

1948-1955 (A)

H. Bell

1948-1949 (B)

Anthony A. “Tony” Bouchard

1950-1951 (B)

H. Johnson

1951-1952 (B)

L. A. Maxwell

1952-1955 (B)

C. W. Harvey

1955-1963

H. Bell

1963-1972

Robert George “Bob” Michie (1923-1983)

1972-1986

George D. Green

1986-1997

Richard Houlahan

Photos & Maps

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Sperling

Manitoba Pool grain elevator (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2013.

United Grain Growers Grain Elevator at Sperling

Manitoba Pool grain elevator in the background with the United Grain Growers grain elevator (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2017.

Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Sperling

The former Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Sperling (August 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N49.51029, W97.709421
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Sperling, RM of Morris)

Sources:

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

We thank Gerald Houle for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 12 February 2017

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