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Petaluma Crater: 1942

Petaluma Crater: 1942

January 1942. "Petaluma, Sonoma County, California. Crates for eggs. Petaluma, which is the center of the intensive egg producing area, calls itself the world's egg basket." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Get rid of the labels, call it Untitled 1942 and we can get at least a million-three for it, guaranteed.

Eggcrate Skyscrapers!

Yikes!! Those crates are stacked more than 20 high, and they are not on pallets, that means somebody had to stack each and every box by hand, probably on a ladder! Not a job for someone afraid of heights!

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