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Fruit Express
Description: High speed freight trains containing Pacific Fruit Express railroad refrigerator cars transport fruit safely to New York City.
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Clip #: TFA-331A
Length: 3:54
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: Railroads
Original: 16mm
1950s, railroad, high speed freight trains operating at night, conductor / engineer pulling horn, train pulling into rail yard, Pacific Fruit Express railroad refrigerator car, inspector opening refrigerator car and taking temperature of bananas, freight cars being sorted as to destination and reassembled into new trains in transfer yard, uncoupling railroad cars, cars being inspected from underneath, refrigerator car bunkers being packed with ice, worker hanging marker to designate that preparation is complete, conductor climbing aboard freight train pulling out of station, conductor writing down data, brakeman keeping lookout for trouble up ahead as train rounds curve, high speed freight trains passing each other in opposite directions, train approaching New York City, refrigerator cars being loaded onto barges to cross Hudson River, railroad car floats, rail barge, crates of fruit being unloaded from cars

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