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Early History
of the
Apple Industry
in Adams County




IN THE ORCHARDS, FARMS, AND PROCESSING PLANTS

Building the Yellow Hill Reservoir, NW. of Biglerville-early 1900s
Building the Yellow Hill Reservoir,
NW. of Biglerville-early 1900s
Construction at the Musselman's Processing Plant:1920s-1930s
Construction at the Musselman's Processing Plant:
1920s-1930s
Arendtsville Mill-early 1900s
Arendtsville Mill-early 1900s
The Biglerville Band, late 1800s-early 1900s
The Biglerville Band, late 1800s-early 1900s
Saw Mill on Rake Factory Road, late 1800s-early 1900s
Saw Mill on Rake Factory Road,
late 1800s-early 1900s
Spraying the Orchard in 1955-note no protection for the driver
Spraying the Orchard in 1955
- note no protection for the driver
Very early 1900s Musselman's Processing Plant in Biglerville
Very early 1900s Musselman's Processing Plant
in Biglerville
Musselman's Processing Plant in Biglerville:mid-1950s
Musselman's Processing Plant in Biglerville:
mid-1950s
Harvesting in the Biglerville area, early 1900s
Harvesting in the Biglerville area,
early 1900s
Sorting Cherries at the Musselman's Plant-1940s
Sorting Cherries at the Musselman's Plant-
1940s
Musselman Plant in Biglerville in the early 1900s
Musselman Plant in Biglerville
in the early 1900s
Mussleman Plant in Biglerville: 1930s-1940s
Mussleman Plant in Biglerville:
1930s-1940s
Biglerville Railroad Depot-early 1900s
Biglerville Railroad Depot
-early 1900s
Spraying on the Walhay Farm (Tyson owned) in 1925
Spraying on the Walhay Farm (Tyson owned)
in 1925
Harvesting apples- early 1900s
Harvesting apples- early 1900s
Harvesting apples in Garretson's Orchards in 1913. Note the
Harvesting apples in Garretson's Orchards in 1913.
Note the "Widow Maker" ladders
Harvesting in the early 1900s
Harvesting in the early 1900s
Processing in the Musselman's Plant-early 1900s
Processing in the Musselman's Plant
-early 1900s
Processing in the Musselman's Plant-early 1900s
Processing in the Musselman's Plant
-early 1900s
Processing in the Musselman's Plant-early 1900s
Processing in the Musselman's Plant
-early 1900s
Packing apples in barrels on George Myers Orchard in 1910
Packing apples in barrels on
George Myers Orchard in 1910
In Musselman's Processing Plant- early 1900s
In Musselman's Processing Plant-
early 1900s
In Musselman's Processing Plant- early 1900s
In Musselman's Processing Plant-
early 1900s
Early 1900s view of Musselman's Plant in Biglerville, PA
Early 1900s view of Musselman's Plant
in Biglerville, PA
On the apple clean up line, Musselman Plant, circa 1981
On the apple clean up line, Musselman Plant,
circa 1981
Getting in the Harvest-early 1900s
Getting in the Harvest-early 1900s
Packing apples in barrels in Sheeley Bros. Edgewood Orchard, Oct. 10, 1910
Packing apples in barrels in Sheeley Bros.
Edgewood Orchard, Oct. 10, 1910
Getting in the Harvest-early 1900s
Getting in the Harvest-early 1900s
Getting in the Harvest-early 1900s
Getting in the Harvest-early 1900s
Early Cold Storage Building-Musselman's Plant-early 1900s
Early Cold Storage Building-Musselman's Plant
-early 1900s
Sterling Barbour driving a team on the Pritchett Estate - early 1900s
Sterling Barbour driving a team on the Pritchett Estate
- early 1900s
Aspers Mill-early 1900s
Aspers Mill-early 1900s
Piano delivery day in Biglerville -late 1800s-early 1900s
Piano delivery day in Biglerville
-late 1800s-early 1900s
Apples stored in field at Musselman Plant, prior to advent of Cold Storage Buildings-early 1900s
Apples stored in field at Musselman Plant,
prior to advent of Cold Storage Buildings-early 1900s
Getting in the Harvest-late 1800s-early 1900s
Getting in the Harvest
-late 1800s-early 1900s
Plowing in the fields-early 1900s
Plowing in the fields-early 1900s
Warehouse addition at the Musselman Plant - 1952
Warehouse addition at the Musselman Plant
- 1952
Canning line at the Musselman Plant: 1940s-1950s
Canning line at the Musselman Plant:
1940s-1950s
Cherry canning line at the Musselman Plant: 1940s-1950s
Cherry canning line at the Musselman Plant:
1940s-1950s
Construction at the Musselman Plant - 1950s
Construction at the Musselman Plant
- 1950s
Musselman Plant, mid-late 1950s
Musselman Plant, mid-late 1950s
In the orchards, 1920s-1940s
In the orchards, 1920s-1940s
Harvesting hay on the Matson farm in Adams Co., early 1950s
Harvesting hay on
the Matson farm in Adams Co.,
early 1950s
Families, Friends, Neighbors, Town Folk, School Kids get the fruit harvest in, Fall, 1941
Families, Friends, Neighbors, Town Folk, School Kids
get the fruit harvest in, Fall, 1941



The Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society
and The National Apple Museum
154 West Hanover Street - P.O. Box 656
Biglerville, PA 17307-9442 - Telephone: 717-677-4556

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