Top Icing

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Refrigerator Car - History - The "Ice Age" - "Top Icing"
... Top icing is the practice of placing a 2-inch (51 mm) to 4-inch (100 mm) layer of crushed ice on top of agricultural products that have high respiration rates, need high relative humidity, and ... Cars with pre-cooled fresh produce were top iced just before shipment ... Top icing added considerable dead weight to the load ...

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