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[Icing a Fruit Growers Express Company refrigerator car]
1 photographic print ; 6-1/2 x 9-1/2 in.
Loading ice into the top compartment of a refrigerator car. The "reefer" was basically an insulated box car with ice compartments called "bunkers" at both ends. Corner roof hatches permitted checking or replenishing the ice supply.
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