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Clip #: MF-3B
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: California
Subject: Farming
Original: 16mm
01:14:41 - 01:19:13 >>> Citrus fruit. –Various LSs orange groves with white capped mountains in distance, ZI oranges on a tree branch, orange blossoms, oranges and grapefruits in crates, HA PANs orange groves in the Sierra foothills, man picking oranges. CU Valencia orange tree with fruit and blossoms. Large equipment preparing a field for planting, CU large “ripper tooth” on tractor as it is lowered into ground and pulled. MS large young tree grove as men work. Man cuts a bud branch from tree and prepares it for bud graft. 01:19:13 - 01:23:45 >>> CU tree stock being grafted by tree bud. Various, young tree being uprooted, root bagged, digging holes for replanting, CU helix hole tool, young trees being placed in holes and roots covered, MS irrigation canal, man operating pipe valve, good shots of water distribution head and grove with irrigation ditches, MS fans on posts and fire pots in orchard to warm air. Men picking and crating oranges, loading on trucks, conveyed into packing house. Various, crated oranges dumped, into soap bath, rolled over brushes, water showered, over brass rollers and into warm air dryer, oranges conveyed past women who cull out discoloured, thru a sizing conveyor, women hand placing oranges into Sunkist Orange cartons, fork lift carrying stacks of cartons. 01:23:47 - 01:29:08 >>> HA LSs lemon tree groves at coast, ZI lemons on tree, men working in grove, man on ladder picking lemons, truck delivering crates to packing house, crates on conveyor, MS crates stacked in ripening room, women at conveyor culling out bad ones, counting machines dropping lemons into carton, cartons being loaded into railroad car, MS “Pacific Fruit Express” refrigerated car, various ice being dropped into railroad cars, truck leaves “Lindsay Citrus Growers” packing house, HA truck on highway and snow capped mountains in distance. MS cargo ship “Silver Gate” in harbour. Cranes loading ship with pallets of cartons. Various, outside supermarket, inside family bags oranges, MS young boy eating orange. Various CU orange being cut, squeezing juice, lemon slice being squeezed onto dish. HAs, LSs, MSs orange and lemon groves, trees and fruits. Sunkist Growers

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