Historic Packing Houses and Other Industrial Structures in Southern California
Virtual Tour of San Bernardino, CA
Copyright 2005, 2006 by James E. Lancaster
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San Bernardino (ATSF, UP, PE)
A large Union Ice and Cold Storage facility was located just east of the San Bernardino depot. The first three photos were taken in 2000, the fourth in 2002 or 2003.
1. This photo, looking south in the B Yard, shows the north and east sides of the huge precooler building. There is an automatic icing machine in the far distant center. (PhotoLink-JT)
2. This photo is from the southwest edge of the B Yard, looking at the south and west sides of the building. The south side appears to have a black hole where the wooden icing sheds used to connect to it. The modern icing machine is to the right of the building. The diagonal line running down from the precooler roof appears to be a drainage pipe. (PhotoLink-JT)
3. This photo was taken from about the same location as photo 1, but looking southwest at the yard office and the wooden cooling tower. The north side of the precooler building is in the left background. (PhotoLink-JT)
4. This photo is from the northwest corner of B Yard, looking at the west side of the wooden cooling tower. There are a pair of rounded wooden towers (with flag on top) to the right of that, and the north side of the precooler building is in the background. (PhotoLink-JT)
5. This view shows the southwest side of the two rounded wooden towers with a flag on top, and the west side of the wooden cooling tower behind them. (PhotoLink-JT)
6. This is a view of the northwest sides of the rounded wooden towers and the long west side of the precooler building. (PhotoLink-JT)
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