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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (St. Ouens, RM of Brokenhead)

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A wooden grain elevator at St. Ouens, on the CPR Lac du Bonnet Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, was built in 1935 for the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society. It was sold to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1973, closed the following year, and sold to the Small family for use in their seed-cleaning business. It was destroyed by fire in July 1978.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer




Michael Lysaichuk (1917-1996)

Photos & Coordinates

Former Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society grain elevator at St. Ouens

Former Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society grain elevator at St. Ouens (no date)
Source: Joel Bouchard

Site Location (lat/long): N50.05008, W96.45336
denoted by symbol on the map above


Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

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

Obituary [Michael Lysaichuk], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 January 1996, page 32.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Matt Bialek, Joel Bouchard, Mildred Teleglow, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 September 2019

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