COMMENTARY: Remembering The Carnation Milk Plant

Posted: January 2, 2014 at 5 a.m.

COURTESY PHOTO ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM The Carnation Milk Plant at 206 W. Birch about 1950. Notice all of the trucks used to pick up milk cans from more than 1,200 area farmers. Today the complex is the home of Wildwood Auction Company.

Folks passing the big concrete complex at 206 W. Birch St., between the railroad tracks and Third Street, may wonder about its history.

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