Harvesting Cranberries

Harvesting Cranberries Cape Cod Massachusetts


Stock #: 368585
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Cape Cod
State: Massachusetts (MA)
Publisher: Klein Post Card Service
Postmark: 1992 Mar-2
PM City: Buzzard's Bay
PM State: MA
Stamp: 19c
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

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in Cranberry Country. When the tart berries are red-ripe, the bogs are flooded and machines whip the water and the vines. The berries float to the surface and are then skimmed or suctioned off into waiting trucks. Some itinerant harvesters travel the length of Cape Cod and Eastern Massachusetts much like the combines do in the wheat fields of the mid-west