Friends of Grain Elevators

Friends of Grain Elevators

Explore and enjoy the fascinating story of Canadian grain headed for the export market. Here you will find the history and modern-day activity of grain receiving, shipping, and handling through Thunder Bay’s terminal elevators.

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Grain Elevators

Explore the history of Thunder Bay's three elevator neighbourhoods and learn the distinguishing features of each terminal on the Lakehead waterfront.

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Voices of The Grain Trade

Listen to an oral history of Canada's grain industry as told by grain professionals across the country through the 2019 OHS award-winning project.

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Historical Maps

Discover where Thunder Bay's 30 grain terminals once stood along the Kaministiquia River and Lake Superior harbourfront.

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Postcard Collection

Browse the collection of vintage postcards that celebrate Canada's historic grain industry in Thunder Bay and beyond.

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Displays

View Friends of Grain Elevator's public displays that bring Thunder Bay's rich grain history to the Northwestern Ontario community.

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Alexander Henry Ship Display

We have put together a display within the Alexander Henry ship that you can tour and explore through the Lake Superior Circle tour.

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