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Cracking Nuts
Description: A visit to a nut cracking plant in Portland, Oregon in the mid 1950s

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Clip #: MF-28C
Length: 1:47
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Oregon
City: Portland
Subject: Factories
Original: 16mm
1950s, Oregon, Portland, Northwest Nut Growers, nut cracking plant, facade plant with cars parked outside, interior plant with stacks of nut sacks and male workers loading sacks onto truck, nuts in shells being dumped out of sack into pile, nuts in shells falling onto conveyor, “Danger 65,000 Volts” sign, male worker looking through peephole window, electric nut cracking machine, nut meat being separated from shells in cyclone machines, female workers culling out discolored and defective nuts, nuts traveling on conveyor and spilling off into pile

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