Re: Early Fruit Transportation . . . . . oyster box cars

Bob Chaparro

Also there were special cars for transporting oysters when people would pay a steep premium for the legless "livestock". The cars had salt water tanks for the valuable mollusks. Here is an example of an oyster car:

And here is an article about Arthur E. Stilwell, inventor of the famed Stilwell Oyster Car

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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