Donald Putnam (Editor). Canadian Regions. A Geography of Canada. J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Ltd., 1952.
The cheese factory wagons would trundle by and collect the large milk cans which the milkstand situated at the right height to lift into the wagon. My neck of the woods used to have a large number of independent cheese makers, so you still see a few of these old milkstands slowly reverting to the soil.