Vintage landscape: food cellar

Food storage, 1940, Wabash Farms, Library of Congress“Food storage cellar, Deshee Unit, Wabash Farms [Cooperative], Indiana,” May 1940, by John Vachon, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

I found the preserves in the cellar. . . .

The black raspberries were still
delicious, each cluster
burning like years in the brain.

— Michael Waters, from “Preserves

4 thoughts on “Vintage landscape: food cellar

  1. That HAT!
    Looking beyond it, I realize how the entryway to the “cellar” would be one of the only sheltered spots in a flat, flat landscape…

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