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March 26, 1958: Cannery "hot box"

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June 15, 2017

Works manager at Ardmona cannery (Mr. Bill Gilchrist) inspects one of the thermometers in "hot box" at the cannery.

The "hot box" is a converted cool chamber in which green peaches are placed in a temperature of 94 degrees until they ripen.

This is part of a long range experiment by the company to cut the incidence of brown rot in peaches.

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