History Photo of the Week
Packing peaches the old-fashioned way
Farmers’ trucks line up along the unloading dock, unloading their packed boxes of peaches to await transport by rail. This was the United Fruit Growers west platform, and was located from Kluge Ave. west to where the Sara Lee trucks currently park on the north side of the railroad tracks.
Mayor Roger Granat supplied us with the photo and thinks it was taken in the 1930s or 40s sometime, judging from the vehicles used. We’d love to run more photos of old Palisade; if readers have any to share, please let us know. Thanks, Roger!