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High Steaks: 1941

High Steaks: 1941

June 1941. "Chicago, Illinois. Meat in cold storage. Davidson Meat Company, supplier of hotels, restaurants, etc." Medium format negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

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I used to work at a meat processing plant 25 years ago. But after seeing this photo, I can smell all that beef and feel the cold as if I were there right now! And no, I didn't become a vegetarian after watching them make hamburger. I'm still a carnivore!

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