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Milk Delivery - Edmonton:
The last horse-drawn milk wagon made its final run in Edmonton on May 11, 1961.

Barry Svederus, the last milkman to make home deliveries in the Edmonton area, made his final milk run on March 2, 2012. For more details, see the Edmonton Journal article listed under Sources below.

Contact the library or see the attached web site for more information on the history of dairies and milk delivery in Edmonton. The article also discusses door-to-door delivery of coal, laundry and ice.

Online:
Real Estate Weekly - The days of door-to-door delivery

Sources:
Dennis Person Edmonton: Portrait of a City.1981200
 Edmonton Journal.March 1, 2012A1-A2

Notes:
For further information contact the Information Division at the Edmonton Public Library

Last Verified:
Feb 19, 2008