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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Federal Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Built in 1954, a 111,500-bushel wooden grain elevator and its two annexes in Swan Lake, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Municipality of Lorne, were bought from Federal Grain in 1960 by Manitoba Pool Elevators. In 1971, they were traded to United Grain Growers.

Manitoba Pool elevator at Swan Lake

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Swan Lake, with the United Grain Growers and Paterson Grain elevators in the background (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2021.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41100, W98.78878
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Swan Lake, Municipality of Lorne)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 September 2016

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