milkman with milk cart making deliveries on a snowy residential street
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Milk-Bottle Boxes

"The house I grew up in had a metal milk box that held four milk bottles in an exterior wall. It had doors on each side—one was for the milkman to deliver freshly filled bottles and pick up empties, and the other opened into the kitchen."
Susan Allen, Murfreesboro, Tenn

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