Today's #TechTuesday post comes from a February 1941 issue of Nation's Business: A General Magazine for Businessmen. The issue included an article extolling the ways in which industry and technology was revolutionizing the ways in which our fruits and vegetables were produced, processed, and packaged, be it Turkish bath systems for bananas, pre-peeled and sliced apples, or, as seen here, an x-ray system for inspecting citrus, with built-in levers for discarding faulty fruits.
This image is part of the Hagley Library's collection of Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series II. Nation's Business photographs (Accession 1993.230.II). To view more items from this collection online, visit its page in our Digital Archive by clicking here. To view our digital collection of Nation's Business Magazine, click here.