Photo: GN Boxcar 24368 - Beer & Forward Facing Rocky


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: GN Boxcar 24368 - Beer & Forward Facing Rocky

A 1937 photo from the Tacoma Public Library Digital Collections:

http://cdm17061.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p17061coll21/id/35581/rec/1698

Description: "A Great Northern freight car advertises Columbia Breweries "First Car Load Shipment of Canned Beer out of a Pacific Northwest Brewery, Leadership, Alt Heidelberg Guest Beer". In 1936 the company reported that they were the first of the Northwest brewers to introduce canned beer in the territory of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska."

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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