Friday, October 9, 2009

Cancel for October 9: A.W. Brooke, Auditor for American Refrigerator Transit Company

Auditor's Office,
OCT  9  1899
X2 Century Building
St. Louis,  xxx

Auditor's cancel from American Refrigerator Transit Company (ART).  The American Refrigerator Transit Company was a St. Louis, Missouri-based private refrigerator car line.  The company was established in 1881 by the Missouri Pacific and Wabash railroads and it is now a subsidiary of the Union Pacific Corporation.

ART refrigerator car or "reefer".  Image from

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