Title: Refrigerator Car Color Guide
Publisher: Morning Sun Books
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
A look at the operation and roster of privately-owned ice-bunker reefer cars. Contains a marvelous sequence of the icing process atop an icing dock in 1962. Contents: Introduction, Icing Refrigerator Cars, Icing Facilities; American Refrigerator Transit (N&W, MoPac, Wabash); Armour Co., Cudahy Car Lines; Fruit Growers Express (Burlington Refrigerator Express Co. and Western Fruit Express Co.); General American Transportation Corp. (EJ&E, Kingan, Libby's); Merchants Despatch (IC, NYC, National Packing, Oscar Mayer); Morrell, Rath and Mather Stock Car Corp.; North American Car Corp.; North Western Refrigerator Line; Pacific Fruit Express; Railway Express Agency; Swift; Union Refrigerator Transit (Soo Line, Minneapolis & St. Louis, Oscar Mayer, Milwaukee Road, Needham Packing, Sioux City Dressed Beef, Raskin Packing, Dubuque Packing, Rock Island, IBP); Western Refrigerator Line (Green Bay & Western); Wilson Car Lines; Epilogue. Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory # msb1216
Synopsis: 128 pp, 8.5x11", clothbound with dust jacket, all color. "A look at the operation and roster of privately - owned ice - bunker reefer cars. Contains a marvelous sequence of the icing process atop an icing dock in 1962. Includes images of American Refrigerator Transit, Cudahy Car Lines, Fruit Growers Express (FGE, BREX and WFEX), General American Transportation (GARX), Merchants Despatch, Morrell, Rath, Mather Stock Car Co., North American Car, North Western Refrigerator Line, Pacific Fruit Express (PFE), Railway Express Agency (REA), Swift, Union Refrigerator Transit, Western Refrigerator Line, Wilson Car Lines."
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