Olive Through the Ages

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Olive Heights Citrus Association in the 1960s - by Gordon McClelland

This description of the Olive Heights Citrus Association packing house built in 1928 comes from Gordon McClelland, a teenaged employee during the 1960s. The early 1960s aerial image of the packing house comes from Gordon's collection. Click/tap each link ("Main Image" or "1" - "12") in the frame below to advance to that page of the story, or use the scroll bar to the right to scroll down or up.

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Main image 6. Trucks for transporting fruit pickers
0. Title page 7. The cooling plant
1. Main entrance to the building 8. Produce purchase area for consumers
2. Front of the building and part of side 9. Basement vents
3. The "Saw toothed roof" 10. Description of area outside basement
4. Sliding doors on the side facing tracks 11. Description of the work bench area
5. The machine shop 12. Picking boxes, transporting oranges



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