Justice

Justice, MB grain elevator, Dec 2017. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Justice, MB grain elevator, Dec 2017. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The Justice grain elevator is a former Manitoba Pool elevator that is now privately owned. The elevator stands next to the CN main line through Manitoba (the CN Rivers subdivision) but has no rail service.

Justice, MB grain elevator, Aug 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Justice, MB grain elevator, Aug 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The elevator has a capacity of 3,250 tonnes and consists of a central elevator and a large annex. There is also a separate building that was used to store fertilizer, very common for country elevators.

The town of Justice itself is essentially a collection of houses now. The Justice Consolidated School was built in 1912 to serve students from the area. The school operated until June 1967.

Former school in Justice, MB, Dec 2017. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Former school in Justice, MB, Dec 2017. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The Justice United Church building stands in town. This building was constructed in 1910 as a Methodist church. It was moved to its present site on December 2, 1950 and held services until August 11, 2002.

The Justice grain elevator is featured as the last photo in Greg McDonnell’s seminal book, Wheat Kings – Vanishing Landmarks of the Canadian Prairies.

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