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Accession number 2003-22
Collection Burrel Leonard Collection
Catalog Number 2003-22-21-54
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date / /
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1940
Title "Loading a Giant Refrigerator Car"
Description Worker moving hand truck loaded with boxes of fruit into a refrigerated railroad car.
"Goods are being trucked into the 50 ton refrigerator car on the siding. Very few cars of this size have been built. The standard refer is about 80% of this size. As high as 20 cars of fresh fruit and vegetables are shipped from this storage plant daily." (Burrel Leonard).
Subjects Refrigerators
Railroad cars
Fruit industry
Fruit trade -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (LCSH)
Men
Print size 9.5" x 7.5"