Gladstone Grain Elevator

Gladstone grain elevator
Gladstone grain elevator

Delmar Commodities

There is currently one Gladstone grain elevator, a former Manitoba Pool elevator owned by Delmar Commodities. It has a capacity of 6,190 tonnes between the central elevator and the two annexes.

 

Parrish & Heimbecker

Parrish & Heimbecker is building a new grain elevator just outside Gladstone. This concrete elevator will have a capacity of 55,000 tonnes and will be served by both the CN Gladstone subdivision and the CP Minnedosa subdivision.

Parrish & Heimbecker Grain Elevator, Gladstone, April 2016
Parrish & Heimbecker Grain Elevator, Gladstone, April 2016

 

Gladstone Grain Elevator History

Gladstone was the start of the Canadian Northern Railway, the first section of which was built between Gladstone and the new town of Dauphin.

There was a concrete UGG grain elevator in Gladstone but it was removed around 1999-2000.

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Dauphin Grain Elevator

Dauphin grain elevator
Dauphin grain elevator

As of late 2015 there is one Dauphin grain elevator, a Cargill facility.

Former Grain Elevator Dauphin 20150627 SLB-1
Site of new Richardson grain elevator in Dauphin

Richardson is building a new grain elevator in Dauphin to replace a former Manitoba Pool elevator (“Dauphin A”) they purchased in 2007 and demolished in early 2015. The concrete pour started in October 2015 and the elevator is expected to complete by August 2016. The new elevator will have a capacity of 25,000 tonnes and the ability to spot 104 cars.

Dauphin is at the junction of the CN Togo subdivision and the CN Gladstone subdivision.

There is a small farm grain elevator just outside Dauphin.

Farm Grain Elevator SW of Dauphin 20150627 SLB-1

 

Gilbert Plains Grain Elevator

Gilbert Plains Grain Elevator 20150627 SLB-3

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, “C” with a capacity of 3,860 tonnes and “D” with a capacity of 4,460 tonnes. At one point there was a UGG grain elevator as well.

Gilbert Plains Grain Elevator 20150627 SLB-6

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

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