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.
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;
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;
Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., Color photographs with captions.