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Pontypool Grain Elevator

Located in: Kawartha Lakes
Location #1812

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Location Owner:spydrgyrl
Creation Date: 7/29/2010
Last Updated: 9/25/2017

The Pontypool Grain Elevator was built in 1918, and is one of two remaining freestanding grain elevators in Ontario. Currently abandoned, it was donated by Canadian Pacific Railways to the "Friends of the Pontypool Elevator" heritage group. It is hoped that it can be restored and declared a historic site. It will serve as a tourist information centre as well as a Jewish Heritage Museum.

The Grain Elevator is located in the village of Pontypool. The Canadian Pacific Railway track runs right by. Their is also an abandoned shed behind some trees. Beside the shed one can find the foundations of the old train station with the original tracks still in place..

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Pontypool at Night
Pontypool Grain Elevator
Created on:9/25/2017
Created by: Old Photo
3 photos
Grain Elevator
Pontypool Grain Elevator
Created on:4/29/2017
Created by: thicc
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July '12
Pontypool Grain Elevator
Created on:8/1/2012
Created by: timo explorer
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October 19, 2011
Pontypool Grain Elevator
Created on:10/22/2011
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Pontypool Grain Elevator
Created on:10/27/2010
Created by: clay70
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Pontypool Grain Elevator
Pontypool Grain Elevator
Created on:7/29/2010
Created by: spydrgyrl
17 photos


Status: Abandoned
Category: Railway


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Motleykiwi says:
7/25/2017 1:26:39 PM

I adjusted the GPS and the shed is gone now by the looks of it.

clay70 says:
5/4/2013 10:48:31 AM

This just got a face lift :)

spydrgyrl says:
8/7/2011 1:29:17 PM

I just came across this bit of info on the web: "Once restored it will become a tourist information centre and the Jewish Museum recognizing those Jewish citizens who summered in Pontypool 1920-1960.” As per Kathy Morton Manvers Historical Society"

spydrgyrl says:
7/29/2010 1:15:36 PM

I have no clue .. I just came across that tidbit of info on a website somewhere. I'd be interested in finding out ... :)

clay70 says:
7/29/2010 2:44:37 AM

I've been meaning to get photos of it for the site too. Thanks for sharing...Aren't the grain elevators at Uxbridge, Markham, Unionville, Washago, Kleinburg, etc free standing ones?

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On 9/25/2017 1:46:26 PM user Old Photo uploaded photos : 2017-09-22-Pontypool-1sm. / 2017-09-22-Pontipool-Pano / 2017-09-22-Pontypool-2sm. / to SID: 9252017104442
On 9/25/2017 1:44:57 PM user Old Photo created gallery : Pontypool at Night
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On 4/29/2017 9:05:30 PM user thicc created gallery : Grain Elevator
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On 8/1/2012 9:34:34 PM user timo explorer created gallery : July '12