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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 A / Cargill Grain Elevator (Swan River)

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

A wooden grain elevator at Swan River on the CNR Erwood Subdivision, a composite type consisting of a combined elevator and annex, was built between October 1980 and mid-summer 1981, and opened at a ceremony on 20 August 1981. Later operated by Agricore (1998-2001) and Agricore United (2001-2007), it was sold to Cargill Grain in 2007. The facility was closed and demolished in 2015.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1980-1988

James R. Butterfield

1988-1995

Wilson R. McQuay

1995-?

?

Photos & Maps

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A

Aerial view of the Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (1980s)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (no date)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (no date)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (May 2007)
Source: Bernie Freeman

Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A

The former Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (July 2015)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N52.11742, W101.27626
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

We thank Jean McManus for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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