Rivers

Train passing the Rivers, MB grain elevator, June 2017. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Train passing the Rivers, MB grain elevator, June 2017. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

There is one grain elevator remaining in Rivers, Manitoba. This elevator was owned by National, then sold to Cargill in 1975, and is now privately owned. It is still used for grain storage.

Ex Cargill grain elevator, in Rivers, MB, April 2016. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Ex Cargill grain elevator, in Rivers, MB, April 2016. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

There used to be a Manitoba Pool elevator and a National grain elevator in Rivers. The photo below shows grain boxcars at the National elevator.

Rivers, Manitoba, 1972. Copyright by Paul Newsome.
Rivers, Manitoba, 1972. Copyright by Paul Newsome.
Ex Cargill grain elevator, in Rivers, MB, April 2016. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Ex Cargill grain elevator, in Rivers, MB, April 2016. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

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