ca. 1925
7.5 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(19.05 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Gift of Del Monte Corporation

Another view of the sorting tables -- a close up -- showing the small sizing boxes, into which the spears are stacked, ;head ;first. The boxes, when filled, are placed on conveyor belts and move past a circular knife which trims the stalks according to the size of can: 5-7/8 inches for long spears 3-1/8 inches for square tips, and 3-5/8 for picnic tips. All women operators wear the regulation blue and white uniforms of the organization, with caps to match, and white rubber aprons.
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