Strawberries were a much more important crop than apples or pears in the early days. Many people think, incorrectly, that the strawberries were much bigger back then. In reality, the horses were much smaller. This child dropped by the children's entrance to the Davidson Fruit Company with his miniature team to pick up strawberries for lunch, circa 1908.
Category: [Downtown Hood River]
Tags: 1900s Davidson_Fruit_Company horses strawberries wagon
photo shop'd in 1908......HR was really ahead of the tech curve......
Arlen Sheldrake on 1st April 2016 @ 8:20am
Arthur must be in a "Fun Friday" mood!!
L.E. on 1st April 2016 @ 8:41am
Judy on 2nd April 2016 @ 10:48am
Judy on 2nd April 2016 @ 10:54am
A good history of strawberries in Hood River can be found at:
Jeffrey W Bryant on 13th April 2021 @ 4:04am