75 Years Ago

Tomatoes Passing Expectations


September 1, 2022

Herald of Sept. 4, 1947

The tomatoes being shipped from the H.J. Heinz receiving station at Martinsburg are passing expectations, despite the battle against blight. Because of the extra large crop, the station was in operation on Saturday morning. Saturday operations were not necessary before according to Miles Whetstone, local Heinz manager.

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