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Image 6 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 1, No. 11, August, 1939 to September, 1939

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

" " FARM AIR COOLED STORAGE FOR in operation in the state. At present and t V APPLES costs of building material and labor umm W_ W_ LIAGILL we are of the opinion that a 900 bushel mspm Retired refrigerator cars for air apple Storage house insulated equiv` by M1 r 1 th alent to the refrigerator car would and ice cooled storage of fru ts on e cost more than twice the price Mich cultur . t 1 ` V farm hs passed the mgenmeu E igan fruit growers are paying for fruit] _ stage in parts of Michigan and these used cms group northern Indiana. We feel that many Prccoounf y adding two mus of In k 1 ' K ; ;;l;;; {QE: ;_mK;E;;g; iizblzslg ice to the car and by using an electric EZ; I V r conomicau b urchasmg Such fan for circulating the air, Michigan _ n . sogaee The azerggle size refriger- gmwers have been able to pun the Fmpal t_ st ga} wm hold ap mximately 900 inside temperature to under 35 when ni L guclilei Held crates DTM) CMS are the temperature outside was above no t; _ S ' . . 80. Such varieties as Red Delicious Ou ` bought up in quamme by Soma and Grimes could then be kept at Soma . I wrecking companies and the fruit sufficiently low temperatures durln trees 'V grower buys them direct from such September and early October g pgdgz , , sources. These cars sell at from These CMS have also beu found cum`- K di Z _ $l25.00 to $250.00 each, deepen. ug OH very practical where 8. roadside short, , the general mechanical condition of market for eaches ra es mem of th ;_ ` - the car and will be rolled to your berries cid; 8 lsgegt 'is b _HS fruit r x nearest railroad side track for eleven maintained Sgmsgrmglers @0 Simiig moist f ' ht d Y _ i. gi;;;pra?l;ti;;?p;gS yar S new have built two partitions in the car or m. `_ Thgfruit mwer maims m_l_aug_ divided it into three compartments, Egg V gl ` te ith aical dealer in scrap iron one used for prc0Hug one (the OD` Q; iuen Sv; au Bur ms iron from the posite end) for holding, and the center ge? V I czrgaglngio buy tie iron at the me part near the doors for a sales room. $53;] vailing price. This scrap iron is cut Sgggillfiuwegs bvllghig to pty ? Hain fyuit_ V gg _ away with an oxyacetylene torch. precooled limit G r cm r ties J 9E A M n' 1 t ld r xi- mat';] _,{g00";;0uf1(f;V;; xm ;p$g_00 Fruit growers who are interested in mfg; V f per ton, bringing a total of over $90.00 ;;;;1;lE;;;gd;a;fC;?;ri;t8iO;g;: plant 5 - i` ~ which more than paid the cash _ _ t>,;;_:A, expense of moving the car from the cars may write to Michigan State xlsck railroad Siding to his farm College, East Lansing, Michigan, and my . ' k r R r t i, After the car trucks are removed, 2201;; Stoiggiergrglgguigrggpdogs? lime, the car is loaded onto a special wooden or Write to the; Department of Hom' 1938 .`-{ ` . h f ` ___. t, wheel movmg truck .1 c t OSB ra culture, University of Kentucky, Lex- my l a- yi quently used for moving heavy road in ton Kenm k porn ,~ , _ machinery such as steam shovels, etc. g ' C y' In such moving equipment can be msg, _ arranged for at a fair price in several Of D, of our Kentucky cities. The car, SUMMER FIELD MEETINGS maui ff; loaded ready to move from the rail- PrmtH_Lxmgt Dem road to the mm will weigh about Pr<==t. July 28 Cm twelve tons and can be drawn to the A special fruit program was held in bad . orchard with a farm tractor with conection with the regular lleld day of Hem. _ rubber tires. the Western Kentucky Experiment pom { Ti l? i These cars are insulated equivalent Substation at Princeton on July 2S. had f il 4 to two inches of block cork which is Some 2000 visitors in all crowded the had ._ far more efficient insulation than any grounds to inspect the crops, live- Stay ; ` . ` , of our apple farm storage houses now stock, dairy and fruit work in progress mm. ? 6 i?Y"?g L