National Geographic : 1941 Nov
Staff Photographer J.Baylor Roberts Thousands of the Pungent Bulbs Pass Swiftly through a Machine that Knows ItsOnions Power equipment owned by groups of growers handles large crops rapidly. From the drying racks (left) a Gargantuanfeast ofonions isfedtothemachine. Inside, loose skins and dirt are removed by suction and the onions pass over a moving grate. Undersized ones drop through; theothers fill50-pound bags.