Remembering the Rutland - Remembering the Milk Trains


Views of Mechanically Cooled Milk Cars
Illustrations from the
June 1951 Boston & Maine Railroad (Employees) Magazine


1) Thermo-King (1) Overhead metal duct which carries cooling gas through the car.

3) Thermo-King (3) Sliding door covers outside of compartment housing cooling unit.

4) Thermo-King (4) General Foreman Carl Magnusson of Concord Car Shops demonstrates how unit can be pulled out for servicing.

5) Thermo-King (5) Gas storage tank and storage battery slung beneath milk car.

Mechanical Units Cool Milk With Gas
(text and illustration (2) from the same article)


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