Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1722 Cosgrove Dairy

Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1722


In the first half of the 20th century, the Cosgrove Milk Company operated from a location on Christopher Street in the commercial area to the east of Adams Street in the Field’s Corner/Harrison Square neighborhood.

Today’s image shows a Cosgrove’s milk truck from Dennis W. Cosgrove whose aunts Dot Cosgrove Fitzgerald and Marie Cosgrove Steele appear in the photo.

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