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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Trains
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Keywords:atsf, california, food, ice reefer, perishable, railroad, reefer, reefers, refrigerator, santa fe, trains, transportation
Santa Fe Railroad photo of refrigerator car icing machine

Santa Fe Railroad photo of refrigerator car icing machine

Mechanical icing at the Santa Fe's Bakersfield, Calif., ice docks is one of the factors in maintaining a 62 hour freight service from that point to Chicago. Cars are fully iced in 90 seconds by the electronically controlled machine, assuring rapid and complete cooling to the perishable Kern County fruits.