Creamer's Dairy Milk Cap - Fairbanks Alaska Dairy - Grade A Milk Cap Yellow Cap For Sale
Creamer's Dairy Fairbanks, Alaska unused milk cap
A Bit of history on Creamer's Dairy Farm
In 1928 Charles and Anna Creamer purchased what is now known as Creamer’s field from Charles and Belle Hinckley.
During the 1930s and 1940s, the Creamer's worked hard to modernize and expand the business. They built two large ``Louden'' barns--designed by the Louden Machinery Co. of Iowa--which still give Creamer's its distinctive visual appeal. The first and largest barn cost $13,700--more than the entire dairy was worth 10 years earlier. Its hayloft held 165 tons of hay, enough to feed 55 cows through the winter.
The 1940s and early 1950s Creamer's Dairy prospered, selling milk, ice cream, sherbet, cottage cheese, whipping cream, buttermilk, chocolate milk, and even a non-dairy orange drink. World War II was good for business at first, because it enabled them to secure a lucrative contract to sell milk and ice cream toLadd Air Force Base(which is now actually Fort Wainwright -the army base in Fairbanks, Alaska). But post-war changes in shipping (air and the newly opened Alaska Highway) allowed outside competitors to enter the local market. These and other economic factors were taking their toll by the late 1950s. The dairy ended production in 1966.
Lower 48 Buyers- please note that we are in Alaska, it takes a day for our mail to get to Fairbanks, then a day to get to anchorage and a day to get to Seattle, where mail is sorted then sent out. So expect items from us to be a few days later than something you might be buying from the 48 contiguous states. Thanks!International Buyers – Please Note: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility.Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying.These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges.We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.Also…most items overseas can expect from 7 days to a month on average (there may be a few that can take over a month to arrive, this is just how the postal system works, we mail things out the next day after the item is paid for and hopefully that helps in getting the item to you as fast as the postal system can get it there.
We offer 1 day handling, meaning we mail items within
24 hours of purchase (except on weekends of course) , but seeing how we are in
North Pole Alaska, items will take 3-5 days longer to arrive at the destination
than what s notice to you says. They no longer process mail in Alaska, so
an item I mail here takes 1 day to get from North Pole to Anchorage, then 1 day
to be flown to our new processing center (Denver Colorado), then 1 day to get
sorted. So theres a lag time of 3 days in there that does not take into
consideration for Sellers that are in Alaska. So please keep that in mind when
buying from us to add those extra travel days to the expected arrival time that
sends you. Thank You!
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Creamer's Dairy Milk Cap - Fairbanks Alaska Dairy - Grade A Milk Cap Yellow Cap: $4