Re: Swift's Brookfield Butter "Meat" Reefer
On Jun 11, 2008, at 3:06 PM, rickstern845215 wrote:
Atlas has in their HO line a meat reefer decorated for Swift and the
See the forthcoming Signature Press book on billboard reefers (out
Can anyone tell me ...
Whatever Swift wanted to ship in them. Though the cars were RSMs,
their meat rails didn't prevent them from being used for dairy
products as well.
What was the time period when these cars were
As the book explains, billboard reefers were banned by the ICC
effective in 1934, with all cars having such stenciling to be
repainted by 1938.
* What parts of the
Any place where Swift had packing plants or wholesale warehouses -
which is to say, just about anywhere except on remote branch lines.