Re: Uses for Reefers
If I recall correctly, the candy was from a variety of makers, all going totoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
the same city. Somewhere else, perhaps on this list, I read about a candy
marketing association although I have no idea how the candy got to the dock
and /or was consigned. I just loaded it.
Brachs, and Holloway come to mind as Chicago candy makers and I know there
have to be many more.
Richard H. Berry
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From: "mcindoefalls" <mcindoefalls@...>
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2005 9:25 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Uses for Reefers (was Re: Wabash to the B&O at Decatur)
candy.URTX reefers, cleaned after bringing produce to the city, were sent back
on one car for aThen send the car on to a produce terminal for its trip back east.Was this sort of an lcl deal, with several candy makers' products combined
consignee, or were they solid loads of one manufacturer's products? Or alittle of both?
What candy makers were located in Chicago? (Baby Ruth comes to mind.)