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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Teulon)

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A wooden elevator at Teulon on the CPR Arborg Subdivision was built by Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1952, joining a second elevator dating from 1920 and purchased from Western Canada Flour Mills in 1940. The older elevator was designated A and the newer one was B. Pool A was closed in 1971 and put up for sale, while Pool B was expanded with a 120,000-bushel crib annex in 1969, renovated fully in 1979, and closed in October 2000. It was demolished by Agricore United in January 2003 after a company offer to sell the facility to the town for $1 was refused.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1940-1952

Anthony “Tony” Rybachuk (1911-1998)

1952-1971

Donald “Don” Lowe (1918-2003)

1971-1975

Anthony “Tony” Rybachuk (1911-1998)

1975-1987

Lawrence William Oehlerking (1927-2010)

1987-1995

Russell Wishnowski

1995-1998

Kelly Bothe

1998-?

?

Photos & Coordinates

Aerial view of grain elevators at Teulon

Aerial view of grain elevators at Teulon (1997)
Source: Manitoba Pool Fonds, S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Teulon

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Teulon (1973)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Teulon

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Teulon (July 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 2027.

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Teulon

Manitoba Pool grain elevator B at Teulon (1999)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.38362, W97.26414
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Paterson Grain Elevator (Teulon)

Sources:

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

“Teulon Pool elevator agent transferred to Morden,” Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 21 July 1971, page 1.

“Tenders” [Manitoba Pool Elevators], Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 1 September 1971, page 7.

“History coming down,” Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 13 January 2003, page 1.

Obituary [Donald Lowe], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 2003.

Obituary [Lawrence William Oehlerking], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 December 2010.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Jack McKinnon for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2020

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