Scenes of Wisconsin: Cherry Harvesting Technology, 1960-1964
Enjoy a selection of photos that document cherry harvesting in Wisconsin (2015/283).
Over the course of the 1960s, harvesters experimented with new technologies to facilitate the process. With machines like the “Thor Vibrator,” they shook and vibrated trees to more effectively and efficiently dislodge and collect cherries.
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