"but the bulk of their business was in the exporting of frozen beef carcasses to Europe from their huge frigorifico"
Frigorífico
Public DomainFrigorífico - Credit: Carlos Foresti

The main picture shows workers in 1920 waiting at a cold storage unit.

The more modern photograph depicts the Frigorifico Modelo cold storage unit in Montevideo, Uruguay.

 

Frigorifico Modelo cold storage unit
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeFrigorifico Modelo cold storage unit - Credit: Hoverfish