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Fall 2018
Field Trip


Manitoba
History

No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Fifth Avenue South, Virden)

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Agents / Buyers | Photos & Maps | Sources

A wooden grain elevator in Virden, on the CPR Broadview Subdivision, was operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators. In 1978, it was replaced by a larger elevator northwest of town.

Agents / Buyers

Period

Agent / Buyer

1961-1966

Isaac Quiring

1966-?

Max A. Mullett

After 1978

See Virden-Hargrave Elevator

Photos & Maps

The former United Grain Growers grain elevator at Virden

Manitoba Pool grain elevator at Virden with the United Grain Growers grain elevator in the foreground (1971)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Manitoba Pool Elevator at Virden

The former Manitoba Pool Elevator at Virden with the United Grain Growers grain elevator in the background (July 1996)
Source: George Penner

Manitoba Pool Elevator at Virden

The former Manitoba Pool Elevator at Virden with the United Grain Growers grain elevator in the background (July 1996)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84829, W100.92614
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Fifth Avenue South, Virden)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator / Private Grain Elevator (RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

Sources:

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

Digital orthophotographs, Manitoba Land Initiative, Government of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 10 December 2016

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