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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • UP N' ATOM: c. 1950s

Bumper Crop: 1941

Bumper Crop: 1941

July 1941. "Adding new storage space to wheat elevator at Dayton, Washington. High yields of wheat this year were taxing storage facilities; they were getting ready for a bumper crop." Acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

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That pile of lumber

shows just how much wood went into building these grain elevators, notice how boards were laid flat when nailed.

Still there

Behind the circular bins on the left.

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