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Photograph

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...

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Two young men package cranberries into Ocean Spray bags at the Walker Cranberry Company. The bags can be seen moving on conveyor belts.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: Many women sorting cranberries on several conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. They are wearing jackets and hair nets.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.

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: Two men inspecting cranberry plants, most likely for pests or disease.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: A workman stands on a ladder at the Walker Cranberry Company. He appears to be fixing or adjusting a piece of machinery.

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Many women sort cranberries on conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. All are wearing jackets and many wear hairnets.

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

Date: 1945 

Description: German Prisoner of War stationed in Wisconsin Rapids working on the A.E. Bennett and Sons Cranberry Marsh. He is spraying the cranberry crop with either an...

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

Photograph

Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

Date: 1954 

Description: Jean Nash, cranberry grower, posed next to a truck for the Biron Cranberry Company.

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.

Date: 1997-10-21 

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

Date: 1948 

Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: African American cranberry harvesters, possibly migrant workers posed with crates of cranberries.

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