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August in the Central Valley means…

…that it is tomato time!  You’ll certainly see trucks of recently harvested tomatoes on the local highways now. Here is an image from the Forrest Jackson Photograph Collection.

Tri Valley Growers Plant 5 at Volta: Filled gondolas of harvested tomatoes and other tomatoes being unloaded go up elevators into the plant where they will go through evaporators to be made into tomato paste, undated.

Tri Valley Growers Plant 5 at Volta: Filled gondolas of harvested tomatoes and other tomatoes being unloaded go up elevators into the plant where they will go through evaporators to be made into tomato paste, undated.

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