National Geographic : 1939 Jan
LAST YEAR'S FRUIT LINGERS AS A NEW CROP IS BORN This single tree bearing both ripe oranges and blossoms was photo graphed in February near Brownsville. Passenger trains often must wait on sidings while fruit and vegetable specials rush to northern markets. Kodachrome Photographs byB.Anthony Stewart GRAPEFRUIT ISTHE DELTA'S "FIRST FRUIT" Because soil and climateofthe lower Rio Grande Valley areespecially well suited to grapefruit, trees have been planted bythemillions. Ina normal year 24,000 carloads ofthe golden spheres areharvested.