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Manitoba Business: Martin & Mitchell

This Winnipeg-based firm, founded by William Martin and James A. Mitchell, operated grain elevators across western Canada. In September 1893, it merged to become part of the Northern Elevator Company.

Country Elevators (Manitoba)

Location

Rail

Built

Capacity
(bushels)

Comments

Belmont

 

1889

30,000

 

Greenway

 

1889

30,000

 

Letellier

 

1890

12,000

 

Martinville

CNR

1889

12,000

Unknown (?)

Miami

 

1889

30,000

 

Morris

CPR

1889

30,000

Sold to Northern Elevator (1893)

Naughton

 

1889

30,000

 

Portage la Prairie

 

1889

30,000

 

Roland

 

1889

30,000

 

Rounthwaite

 

1890

30,000

 

St. Jean Baptiste

 

1889

30,000

 

Somerset

 

1890

2,500

 

Swan Lake

 

1889

2,500

 

Union Point

 

1889

2,500

 

Wawanesa

 

1889

30,000

 

West Lynne

 

1889

70,000

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Martin (1856-1932)

Memorable Manitobans: James Alexander “Jimmy” Mitchell (1852-1926)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 March 2019

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