Object ID 000661
Object Name Borden's Milk Wagon
Object Desc Wooden and metal wagon, Says "BORDEN'S FARM PRODUCTS, MILK & CREAM." The wagon's wheels move, a wooden horse pulls the wagon. Two solid wood milk jugs painted white, say, "Rich Milk and Cream."
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000629a-d
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Toy Window Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords wood toys,toys,Borden's Farm Products,milk wagon,
Title Borden's Milk Wagon
Description Wooden and metal wagon, Says "BORDEN'S FARM PRODUCTS, MILK & CREAM." The wagon's wheels move, a wooden horse pulls the wagon. Two solid wood milk jugs painted white, say, "Rich Milk and Cream."
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The above dimensions are for the two identical milk bottles. The horses is 8.5 inches long, 5.75 inches tall, and is .5 an inch thick. The cart is 21 inches long with the horse drawing attachments, but the cart itself is 8.5 inches long. The cart is 3.5 inches wide, with the wheels is 5 inches. 8.25 inches tall from top of cart to bottom of wheel. The cart itself is 5.25 inches tall.
Place of Origin
Maker Borden's Farm Products
Maker Details The company still exists, it's based out of Texas.
Date APR 2,2013
Assessor Hannah Lartz
Notes The cart has two exposed nails on its bottom, a piece of wood must be missing. The right front corner of the cart has been painted over in white. The edges of the cart are metal, and some corrosion has occured, so caution in handling is advisable. Overall paint has worn off in spots, the metal has been exposed in several spots. The horse is no longer attached to the cart, it has several holes in it, probably from where it attached. Some of the painted on features of the horse are worn away. The cream bottles white paint has worn off in several placesand the painted on labels are fading.