Alberta Pool’s Dawson Creek #2 elevator was built in 1947 by Elevator Builders Limited. A 43,000 bushel crib annex in 1948 and a 45,000 bushel permanent balloon annex in 1950 were constructed by Elevator Builders Limited at this site.
The Dawson Creek #3 elevator is a composite type elevator constructed in 1966 by the Alberta Wheat Pool. The structure consists of a 60,000 bushel elevator and two 57,500 bushel crib annexes.
On March 16, 1972 Alberta Pool acquired Dawson Creek #4 from Federal Grain Limited. The facilities consist of a 35,000 bushel elevator built in 1930, a 30,000 bushel crib annex built in 1940 and a 42,000 bushel crib annex also built in 1940. In addition Alberta Wheat Pool acquired two seed and fertilizer warehouses built in 1951 and 1967 for Federal Grain.
Alberta Wheat Pool Dawson Creek #5 elevator was also acquired from Federal Grain Limited on March 16, 1972. The structure is a 60,000 bushel elevator constructed in 1953 and a 40,000 bushel permanent balloon annex constructed in 1955. Alberta Pool also acquired a seed and fertilizer warehouse built in 1962 at this location.
Alberta Wheat Pool’s Fort St. John #1 elevator and seed and fertilizer warehouse consisted of a 74,000 bushel elevator and a 57,500 bushel crib annex. Fort St. John #2 is also a composite elevator built by Alberta Wheat Pool in 1965. It consists of a 60,000 bushel elevator and two 57,500 bushel crib annexes. At this location, a seed and fertilizer warehouse was constructed by Alberta Wheat Pool in 1966.
The Fort St. John #3 elevator and two seed and fertilizer warehouses were acquired from Federal Grain on March 16, 1972. The elevator has a 60,000 bushel capacity with a 44,000 bushel permanent balloon annex — both were built in 1958. The two seed and fertilizer warehouses were built in 1958 and 1967.
The Alberta Pool’s Pouce Coupe elevator, with a capacity of 66,000 bushels, was constructed by Elevator Builders limited in 1952. A 47,500 bushel permanent balloon annex was added in 1953 by Elevator Builders Limited.
All the facilities of Alberta Wheat Pool at Dawson Creek handled 30,186,583 bushels between the crop years 1930-31 and 1971-72. The lowest handling year was 1930-31 at only 34,985 bushels. In 1968-69, the highest handling was recorded for Dawson Creek Pool elevators at 2,599,119 bushels.
Alberta Wheat Pool elevators at Fort St. John handled 16,321,348 bushels from 1958-59 to 1971-72. The year with the lowest handling was 1958-59 at 123,515 bushels while the highest handling year was 1968-69 at 2,103,814 bushels.
Alberta Pool’s Groundbirch elevator has handled 615,345 bushels from 1969-70 to 1971-72. The lowest handling year was 1971-72 at 319,250 bushels.
The Pouce Coupe Pool elevator has handled 8,195,748 bushels from the 1951-52 crop year to the 1971-72 crop year. In 1951-52 lowest handling was recorded at 1,117,865 bushels.