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These family affairs provided a lot of great photos in the early 1900s.  This photo from 1914 from the State Library of Queensland is a great example!

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Meanwhile, in big cities, larger companies were trying to corner the entire market on milk delivery.  This 1905 from Montreal shows a full-scale operation from the Guaranteed Pure Milk Company delivering throughout the city. 

 

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Meanwhile in the smaller cities, some of the milkmen decided to expand operation to cream AND Ice Cream as well.  Here's a great photo of what is a hybrid milk cart and ice cream truck.