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Cranberry Harvester

Date:  

Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.

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Tri City Airport

Date: 1928 after

Description: The Tri City Airport which served Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa, was organized in 1928 after the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company decided to pur...

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Cranberry Blossoms

Date: 1939-06 

Description: Cranberry plants in bloom at Cranmoor marsh.

Date: 1893-08 

Description: Group portrait of those who attended the 6th annual Cranberry Convention at Bennett Marsh.

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.

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Grading Cranberries

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Machinery used for grading cranberries. As the berries move through the machine the are sorted by size and deposited on the appropriate conveyor belt for p...

Date: 1891-06-22 

Description: This 1891 manuscript map depicts Cranberry Creek and wetlands in part of the Town of Port Edwards, Wood County, Wisconsin. Elevations and falls in the cree...

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Cranberry Spraying

Date: 1940 after

Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Man posing with crates of newly harvested cranberries. The cranberries have not been cleaned as there is still plant debris in the crates.

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Cranberry Marsh

Date: 1936-07 

Description: Cranberry marsh with farm buildings in the far background.

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Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Two young men are packing boxes with bags of Ocean Spray cranberries. In the background women are bagging the cranberries.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.

Date: 1936-08 

Description: A plane flies low over a cranberry marsh to dust for leaf-hoppers.

Date: 1895 

Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with new frame house under construction nearby....

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of A.C. Bennett & Son, growers of and dealers in cultivated cranberries from Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, with a two-color illustration of cranberri...

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Cranberry Dusting

Date: 1936-08 

Description: Airplane owned by the Agricultural Dusting Service of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, dusting a cranberry marsh in Wood County for leaf hoppers. The photographer...

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Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.

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