Swan River Grain Elevators

Until late 2015 there were two Swan River grain elevators, both owned by Cargill.

Swan River A

One of the two former Swan River grain elevators
Swan River “A” Grain Elevator

The Swan River “A” grain elevator was located just north of the town of Swan River, Manitoba. The elevator was relatively modern and had three bins for additional storage, for a total capacity of 5,680 tonnes.

One of the former Swan River grain elevators
One of the former Swan River grain elevators

 

Swan River B

One of the former Swan River Grain Elevators
Swan River “B” Grain Elevator

The Swan River “B” grain elevator was located in the middle of the town of Swan River, Manitoba. This Cargill grain elevator consisted of an elevator, a small annex and two concrete silos. It had a total capacity of 5,600 tonnes.

The “B” elevator was demolished in mid October 2015. Video by kcpenner

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Nesbitt Grain Elevator

Nesbitt grain elevatorThere are two grain elevators in or near Nesbitt. The first Nesbitt grain elevator is the former Manitoba Pool elevator just east of town, and the other is a newer Cargill facility west of town at Page.

The Cargill facility is served by CP Rail on the CP Glenboro subdivision. It was owned by ConAgra Limited (and later Pioneer), and expanded from 14,510 to 17,700 tonnes between 2000 and 2001.

The former Manitoba Pool Nesbitt grain elevator was moved from Routhwaite in 1984. It has a capacity of 4,890 tonnes.

Nesbitt had a UGG elevator closer to town at one point but it was demolished sometime after 1989.

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Elm Creek Grain Elevators

The town of Elm Creek currently hosts two grain elevators, one owned by Cargill and one privately owned. The concrete Cargill elevator is on the CP Glenboro subdivision.

The Cargill grain elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba

The former Pool elevator is on a wye off the Glenboro subdivision, on what used to be the CP Carman subdivision.

The former Pool elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba.
The former Pool elevator in Elm Creek, Manitoba.