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Did Hoods Milk Refer Really Exist ?...

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Did Hoods Milk Refer Really Exist ?...
Posted by marksrailroad on Thursday, December 28, 2017 1:39 AM

Hi everyone. I just recently purchased a Hoods milk refer and am now wondering if it ever actually existed and if so in what part of the country did it serve ?...

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, December 28, 2017 2:38 AM

 

Hi,

H. P. Hood & Sons:

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP_Hood

 

http://www.riverraisinmodels.com/libraryData/milktrains.pdf

 

 

 GPEX_hoods by Edmund, on Flickr

 That should get you started.

Cheers! Ed

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Posted by rrinker on Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:59 PM

 The company does still exist today, and their products are now available pretty much nation wide.

                       --Randy


Modeling the Reading Railroad in the 1950's

 

Visit my web site at www.readingeastpenn.com for construction updates, DCC Info, and more.

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Posted by "JaBear" on Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:05 PM

"One difference between pessimists and optimists is that while pessimists are more often right, optimists have far more fun."

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Posted by ATSFGuy on Monday, January 01, 2018 1:52 AM

So your answer is yes, they did exist.

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Posted by "JaBear" on Monday, January 01, 2018 3:16 AM

ATSFGuy
So your answer is yes, they did exist.

Of course Not!!!

They're a figment of Randys imagination, and Ed and I have been playing with Photo Shoppe!!!Hmm

"One difference between pessimists and optimists is that while pessimists are more often right, optimists have far more fun."

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