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.
Explore the history of Thunder Bay's three elevator neighbourhoods and learn the distinguishing features of each terminal on the Lakehead waterfront.
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.
Discover where Thunder Bay's 30 grain terminals once stood along the Kaministiquia River and Lake Superior harbourfront.
Browse the collection of vintage postcards that celebrate Canada's historic grain industry in Thunder Bay and beyond.
View Friends of Grain Elevator's public displays that bring Thunder Bay's rich grain history to the Northwestern Ontario community.
NEW: Grain Ships Through the Years
Explore our website's new Grain Ships page, which currently includes photo galleries of grain ships at Thunder Bay's terminals. More photographs, stories, and history to come!