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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Miami Farmers Grain Elevator / Canadian Consolidated Grain Elevator / United Grain Growers Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 2 / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator B (Miami, RM of Thompson)

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A wooden grain elevator in Miami, on the CNR Miami Subdivision in the Rural Municipality of Thompson, was built by the Miami Farmers Elevator Company in 1923. It was owned successively by the Canadian Consolidated Grain Company (1940-1959), United Grain Growers (1959-1970), Federal Grain (1970-1972), and Manitoba Pool Elevators (1972-1974). It was the Pool B elevator until being closed and removed around 1974.

Agents / Buyers


Agent / Buyer




Jim Law


Les Watchorn


Hector Walker


Len Bingham


John Brookes


Tom Bartley Jr.


Clement John Woodward


Charles Everett “Charlie” Shortridge (1911-1979)




See Manitoba Pool A

Photos & Coordinates

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Miami

United Grain Growers grain elevator at Miami (1964)
Source: Agricore United Engineering Department, Tom Price (Mgr), provided by Glenn Dickson (University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.37006, W98.24703
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator A (Miami, RM of Thompson)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wiley Low Grain Elevator / Federal Grain Elevator 1 (Miami, RM of Thompson)


Miami & R.M. of Thompson Chronicles by R.M. of Thompson History Book Committee, 1998, page 66.

United Grain Growers Fonds, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 September 2019

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