Fruit Growers Supply Co. No. 3

May 3, 2017 / Comments Off on Fruit Growers Supply Co. No. 3

A brief history of the engine. This unique locomotive was the Chapter’s first acquisition, coming to Pomona in 1954. It was donated by Sunkist Growers, Inc. and its subsidiary, Fruit Growers Supply Company. Number 3 is a Climax type, geared locomotive and was used on Fruit Growers’ logging railroad at […]

Fruit Growers Supply Has Long History in Industry Serving Growers

May 3, 2017 / Comments Off on Fruit Growers Supply Has Long History in Industry Serving Growers

More than 100 years ago, the same growers that had gotten together a decade before to form what would become the Sunkist Growers co-op, joined forces once again to form a co-op for the purchasing of wood material for their crates. From that humble beginning grew Fruit Growers Supply, which […]