Homewood

Homewood, MB grain elevator, May 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Homewood, MB grain elevator, May 2014. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

The Homewood grain elevator was located between Winnipeg and Carman, Manitoba on the CEMR Carman subdivision. The last elevator was built by the Manitoba Pool in 1928. At one point there were three elevators in Homewood.

The larger annex of the Homewood elevator was demolished on August 8, 2021 at 1:07 PM. The central elevator house was toppled on August 14, 2021 at 9:41 AM.

Homewood, Manitoba grain elevator, Sept 2010. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Homewood, Manitoba grain elevator, Sept 2010. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Homewood grain elevator, May 2020. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Homewood grain elevator, May 2020. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
The annex falls on the Homewood grain elevator, Aug 8 2021. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
The annex falls on the Homewood grain elevator, Aug 8 2021. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Fall of the Homewood elevator, Aug 14 2021. Contributed by Steve Boyko.
Fall of the Homewood elevator, Aug 14 2021. Contributed by Steve Boyko.

History

Homewood grain elevators, mid 1940s.  Photographer unknown.
Homewood grain elevators, mid 1940s. Photographer unknown.

The first grain elevator in Homewood was built by the Dominion Elevator Company in 1901. The second was built in 1902 by a local group of farmers, the Homewood Farmers’ Elevator Company.

Homewood grain elevators, 1950s.  Photographer unknown.
Homewood grain elevators, 1950s. Photographer unknown.

Both elevators were purchased by the Manitoba government in 1910 and leased to the Grain Growers’ Grain Company (future UGG) in July 1912. Both ended up belonging to the UGG, which sold them to Manitoba Pool Elevators in 1974.

Homewood, MB grain elevators, 1966. Photographer unknown.
Homewood, MB grain elevators, 1966. Photographer unknown.
Homewood, MB grain elevator, June 1991. Copyright by Donald Hamilton.
Homewood, MB grain elevator, June 1991. Copyright by Donald Hamilton.
Homewood train station and steam train, date unknown.
Homewood train station and steam train, date unknown.

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