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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

But Seriously: 1940

But Seriously: 1940

August 1940. "Farm Security Administration cooperative truck. Oneida County, Idaho." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size.

 

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And no straps

to hold it all down. Nicely packed perhaps, but wouldn't want to be driving in back of that truck.

Stacking

I love the simple, elegant yet unassailable logic to his packing of the sacks. It's a thing of beauty.

Cerealsly ...

I presume?

Happy Man

A happy man with a good harvest and a good truck. I bet it felt good to have a bit of prosperity after the depression.

[The grain and the truck belong to the cooperative, not the man. - Dave]

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