They were definitely two separate companies although genetically
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connected back in the nineteenth century. When I did my pitch on NRC
last year, my opening slide
was called "Cudahy Confusion" to explain this before anyone raised
On Dec 6, 2008, at 12:38 AM, Brian J Carlson wrote:
OK now I am confused. I thought the Sunshine meat reefer for Cudahy
the Wisconsin meat packers. The CRLX cars were Cudahy Car Lines and
owned by the Cudahy packing Company in Wisconsin. These cars often
on the NKP.
Are there two separate Cudahy meat packing companies? The emails
sound like there were different corporations.
Brian J Carlson P.E.
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From: "Anthony Thompson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Re: Cudahy meat reefers
But remember there was also a Patrick Cudahy, Inc. (successor to
the Cudahy Brothers company) located in Wisconsin, also in the meat
business. Nearby today is the town of Cudahy, Wisconsin (those other
Cudahy people gave rise to the town of Cudahy, California).