LCTA

Uniontown Coop takes great pride in being one of three owners of Lewis Clark Terminal; the largest grain terminal on the Port of Lewiston.  Built upon a successful history spanning four decades of service, LCT is an integral part of grain movement off both the Palouse and Camas Prairies, connecting our local growers to west coast export markets via 350 miles of waterway along the Snake and Columbia River transportation system.

TERMINAL FACTS

  • 5 million bushels of storage
  • 5 truck-receiving pits
  • 3 barge-loading berths
  • On-Site Tri-State Grain Inspection Lab

BARGE FACTS

  • 60% of Washington and Idaho wheat is shipped by barge
  • 5 hours to load a 100,000 bushel barge = 100 truck loads
  • 50 hour transit time to West Coast Ports, passing through 8 locks

WHEAT FACTS

  • 90% of the wheat grown in the Pacific Northwest is exported
  • 40% of the US wheat crop is handled on the Columbia/Snake River System
  • 1/3 of Pacific Northwest Wheat exports come from the terminals on the Snake River
  • Washington is #6 in wheat production, Idaho is #1 in dryland wheat yields
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