Elm Creek

Grain elevators in Elm Creek, Manitoba, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Grain elevators in Elm Creek, Manitoba, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

There are two grain elevators in Elm Creek, Manitoba – a former Manitoba Pool elevator and a Cargill high throughput elevator.

Manitoba Pool

Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Former Manitoba Pool grain elevator, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The wooden grain elevator in Elm Creek was formerly owned by the Manitoba Pool and was closed in 2001. It is privately owned now and is part of a large agricultural complex.

Grain elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba, Dec 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Grain elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba, Dec 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

Cargill

Cargill locomotive and grain elevator, Elm Creek, MB, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Cargill locomotive and grain elevator, Elm Creek, MB, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The concrete Cargill grain elevator in Elm Creek was a pioneer in concrete elevator construction in the Canadian prairies. This elevator was built in 1976 and is a near twin to one in Rosetown, SK. It has its own locomotive for switching grain cars. It is on the CP Glenboro subdivision.

Cargill grain elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba, Jan 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Cargill grain elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba, May 2018. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

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