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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Pontypool > Pontypool Grain Elevator
Pontypool Grain Elevator
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created by fedge on 6/14/2005 12:21 AM
last modified by fedge on 3/21/2006 9:18 AM
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Basically an old grain elevator, situated along a railway.
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Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
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Highway 12 (Pontypool Road)
Pontypool, Ontario
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  • wooden boarding
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    A heritage group hoping to save Pontypool's grain elevator needs the City's help in having the structure declared a historic site.

    Kathleen Morton from the Friends of the Pontypool Elevator is asking the municipality to designate the 100-year old structure as a historic site. Ms Morton, who spoke to the works committee Tuesday, also asked the City to carry the liability insurance for the elevator.

    She said that such insurance is needed for a lease agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway, which has given the elevator to the group.

    CPR, which had once hoped to remove the building from its present site had a change of heart and wants the elevator designated, Ms Morton said.

    "(CPR) will do anything in their power to let this happen," she said. "This is a piece of Canadian heritage that the City of Kawartha Lakes really needs to have on their plate."
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    fedge's first visit: June 13, 2005
    Tue, Jun 14th, 2005
    posted by fedge
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    Otonabee,fedge summer visit:doors open
    Wed, Mar 21st, 2007
    posted by otonabee
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 8/13/2007 9:02 PM.

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  • on Aug 13 07 at 21:02, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Mar 22 07 at 9:10, otonabee updated gallery Otonabee,fedge summer visit:doors open
  • on Mar 22 07 at 9:10, otonabee updated gallery Otonabee,fedge summer visit:doors open
  • on Mar 22 07 at 9:09, otonabee updated gallery picture Feed list
  • on Mar 22 07 at 9:09, otonabee updated gallery picture 100_2473(3).JPG
  • on Mar 22 07 at 9:08, otonabee updated gallery picture 100_2472(3).JPG
  • on Mar 22 07 at 9:08, otonabee added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Mar 21 07 at 2:06, otonabee created a new gallery
  • on Mar 20 07 at 23:31, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Mar 20 07 at 20:04, otonabee created a new gallery
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