Loading a Refrigerator Car

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Loading a Refrigerator Car

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Men unload baskets of spinach from a farm truck and load them into a refrigerator car. Visit Source Download PDF…

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Manufacturing Rail Cars

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Manufacturing Rail Cars

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Merchants Despatch Transportation Company (MTD) built and leased refrigerator freight cars. MTD, referred to as “the Carshops,” operated a manufacturing plant in Despatch, New York. The first rail…

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Pacific Fruit Express

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Pacific Fruit Express

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Man loading vegetables into a refrigerated rail car in Lake County, Florida. Visit Source Download PDF…

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Joel Tiffany Refrigerated Rail Cars

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Joel Tiffany Refrigerated Rail Cars

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US patent for Joel Tiffany's refrigerated rail car design. Also included is an advertisement for Tiffany's rail car company in the Railroad Gazette, dated 13 April, 1877. Visit Source 1 Visit So…

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William Davis Patent

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William Davis Patent

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US Patent detailing William Davis' design for a Refrigerated Rail Car. Visit Source Download PDF…

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J.B. Sutherland’s Patent

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J.B. Sutherland’s Patent

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US Patent detailing J.B. Sutherland's design for a Refrigerated Rail Car. Visit Source Download PDF…

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Ice Houses

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Ice Houses

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A paper written by L.C. Corrbett, Horticulturist, Bureau of Plant Industry, U.S.Department of Agriculture, published as Farmers’ Bulletin 475, issue date 13 Dec. 1911. Visit Source Download PD…

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The Grocer’s Encyclopedia

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The Grocer’s Encyclopedia

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Artemas Ward, formerly editor of The National Grocer magazine, compiled and published The Grocer's Encyclopedia, (1911) which included tips on storage and preparation of various types of food in addit…

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