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Title
[Icing a Fruit Growers Express Company refrigerator car]
Date
[19--]
Description
1 photographic print ; 6-1/2 x 9-1/2 in.
Subject(s)
Summary
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.
Owning
Institution
California State Railroad Museum Library
Copyright
┬ęCSRM Library
Filing
Location
PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION
Other
Formats
CSRM Negative 247
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