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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lake of the Woods Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Tilston, Municipality of Two Borders)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Tilston, on the CPR Alida Subdivision in what is now the Municipality of Two Borders, was built around 1912 by the Lake of the Woods Milling Company, known for its Five Roses brand of flour whose name still appears on the sides of the building. In 1959, it was taken over by Manitoba Pool Elevators and became known as Pool Elevator B.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1912-1960

?

1960-1962

Lou C. Deeley

1962-1976

?

Photos & Coordinates

Former Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Tilston

Former Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Tilston (August 1992)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Grain Elevator Inventory, slide 1992.

Former Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Tilston

Former Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Tilston (September 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Aerial view of former Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Tilston

Aerial view of former Lake of the Woods grain elevator at Tilston (August 2019)
Source: Steve Boyko

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.39202, W101.31593
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Tilston, Municipality of Two Borders)

Sources:

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

We thank Jean McManus and Steve Boyko for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 September 2019

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