The Albany Times Union recently had a feature article on long-gone Tobin Packing of Albany.
They had quite a collection of pictures. The old First Prize Truck at the top is courtesy of Hanks Truck Pictures
The plant lasted from 1924 to 1981 and the ruins are still for sale.
As well as First Prize, meat processing was once a big industry in Albany. The Swift meat packing company was first founded in 1855 by 16 year old Gustavus Franklin Swift in Eastham, Massachusetts. It’s early origins on Cape Cod, led to later Brighton, MA, Albany, NY and Buffalo, NY locations, It was finally in Chicago. Gustavus Swift also championed the refrigerated railroad car.