Scenes of Wisconsin: Cherry Harvesting Technology, 1960-1964

December 2nd, 2015
Cherry Harvesting, 2015/283

Enjoy a selection of photos that document cherry harvesting in Wisconsin (2015/283).

Scenes of Wisconsin: Cherry Harvesting Technology, 1960-1964

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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