National Geographic : 1942 Mar
© National Geographic Society After a Steam Bath and Cold Showers Comes Inspection Plump, ripe tomatoes are touched only when the farmer picks them. Here, at the Phillips Packing Plant, Cambridge, Maryland, workers remove bruised ones from the conveyor. The rest roll on to the juicers and cookers. Kodachromes by J.Baylor Itoberts Intently He Awaitsthe Zero Hour ofTomato Juice Too much heat means lossof valuable vitamins; too little, and the mixture will spoil. Each batch from this 500-gallon stainless-steel kettle must undergo microscope inspection to insure purity.