St. Jean Baptiste

The St. Jean Baptiste, MB grain elevator, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
The St. Jean Baptiste, MB grain elevator, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The St. Jean Baptiste grain elevator is a former Manitoba Pool grain elevator. The town of St. Jean Baptiste is off highway 75, south of Winnipeg and between Morris and Emerson.

The St. Jean Baptiste, MB grain elevator, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
The St. Jean Baptiste, MB grain elevator, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The annex has the traditional Manitoba Pool co-operative text on it, except that it is in French. “Association Co-Operative D’Elevateur St. Jean Baptiste / Succursale No. 213 / Service au Prix Outant” [Service at Cost]

Text on the St. Jean Baptiste, MB grain elevator, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Text on the St. Jean Baptiste, MB grain elevator, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The town of St. Jean Baptiste is part of the regional municipality of Montcalm. There is a lovely Catholic church in the town, made of Tyndall stone.

Church in St. Jean Baptiste, MB, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Church in St. Jean Baptiste, MB, Feb 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The St. Jean Baptiste grain elevator is served by CN via the CN Letellier subdivision. It does occasionally have cars spotted at the elevator.

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