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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Dutton Grain Elevator

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The Dutton grain elevator is a complex owned by Parrish and Heimbecker. It currently has a capacity of 16,500 tonnes, between the central elevator and the numerous attached storage bins. Parrish & Heimbecker purchased this elevator, originally built by Pioneer in 1985, from Agricore in 2002 and upgraded it in 2005 to add 5,600 tonnes of capacity.

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The elevator is served by CN on the CN Togo subdivision and can handle up to 56 grain cars at once. Normally CN trains 852/853 service the elevator and handle 50 car blocks.

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Dutton is located west of Gilbert Plains, Manitoba.

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