"The Way They Dig Potatoes"... WA State, 1908

By Joe Maurath, Jr.; posted November 10, 2007

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So says the handwritten caption along the bottom of this photograph. Indeed, we have some pretty hefty "spuds" captured in this rare vintage photo. Nowadays one of these big guys would probably yield enough potato-material to make an adequate supply of potato chips to fill the junk-food shelves of several WalMart stores. At least for one week...