Gilbert Plains

The grain elevator in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba

The Gilbert Plains grain elevator is owned by Federowich Farms. It is an ex Manitoba Pool elevator.

In 1999 there were two Manitoba Pool elevators, ā€œCā€ with a capacity of 3,860 tonnes and ā€œDā€ with a capacity of 4,460 tonnes. At one point there was a UGG grain elevator as well.

The ex Manitoba Pool grain elevator in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba

The town has a lovely old train station and caboose (ex CN 78994) at the corner of Gordon Avenue and Main Street.

Historic Photos

Demolition of a grain elevator in Gilbert Plains, 1927 or 1928. Contributed by the family of Ole Pedersen Kirkhus.
Demolition of a grain elevator in Gilbert Plains, 1927 or 1928. Contributed by the family of Ole Pedersen Kirkhus.

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