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

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A wooden grain elevator at Swan Lake, on the CNR Carman Subdivision in the Municipality of Lorne, was built in 1928 and operated by Manitoba Pool Elevators until 1974 when it was traded to United Grain Growers. It was destroyed by fire in 1988.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer


William Oakes


R. R. Oakes


A. P. Smith


Wallace E. Clark


Henry Veldman


Kenneth Derksen


William Nielson


M. DeJaegher


J. Roy Scott


Patrick Blair


Peter Ledger

After 1974

See United Grain Growers

Photos & Coordinates

Swan Lake grain elevator monument

Swan Lake grain elevator monument (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41169, W98.79396
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

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)


We thank George Penner and Ray and Ina Adams for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2019

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