National Geographic : 1933 May
Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd ONCE ITS STACK BELCHED SMOKE AND FLAME This brick blast furnace of a deserted iron works at Allaire is a memento of the time when the community near Asbury Park had high hopes of becoming a thriving Pittsburgh. The ore came from bogs in the vicinity and near-by forests supplied charcoal to refine it (see page 534). A CRANBERRY SCOOP IN ACTION Much of the crop is pickedbyhand, although scoops similar tothis one in use at Double Trouble are often employed. The bogs areflooded inwinter months to kill insects and toprotect the plants from severe cold. New Jer sey ranks second among theStates incranberry crops (see text, page 543).