National Geographic : 1946 Mar
© National Geographic Society He Picked Apples So Fast the Lens Could Hardly Catch Them Five generations ago the pioneer family of Ex-governor Lloyd C. Stark, migrating here from the East, founded a small nursery. Now it has become one of the world's largest. Missouri grows mountains of apples. Kodachromes byRichard H.Stewart Paul and Virginia,Perched on an Old-time Rail Fence From such sturdy youngsters ofEllsinore come "these Missourians." Their grandfathers split the rails,ahard job.that also developed tough old Abe Lincoln's muscles. Today splitting rails isalmost alost art.