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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Northern Grain Elevator / National Grain Elevator (Chumah, Municipality of Hamiota)

A wooden grain elevator at Chumah, on the CPR Miniota Subdivision in the Municipality of Hamiota, was built around 1924 by the Northern Elevator Company. In 1940, it became part of National Grain and operated until closure 1974. The elevator was later removed from the site.

Aerial view of grain elevator at Chumah

Aerial view of grain elevator at Chumah (1964)
Source: Manitoba Air Photo Library, A18611-55

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.16805, W100.69378
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Grain Elevators in Canada, compiled by Board of Grain Commissioners for Canada, Winnipeg, 1912-1930, 1930-1953, 1953-1998 [Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries], 1998-2016 [Canadian Grain Commission].

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 19F-H51134, 2019-2020).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Denis Sabourin (Denis Sabourin Geomatics).

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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