Views of Alachua
James Calvert Smith

Orange Packing House Interior

 
 
13 1/4" by 17 1/2". n.d. Pastel.

Accompanying Text Reads:

My Father's Packing House at Tacoma. 1890. This sizer is on exhibition in the State Museum in Gainesville, Fla. Its activities "Folded up" after "the Big Freeze" of the winter of 1894-95 when the trees were killed to the ground due to a warm winter which started the sap flowing which froze and expanded the bark so the sap could not flow. Every tree died to the ground.

Scanning of this photo was funded by the E. Ashby Hammond Memorial Fund.


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