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Title
California Almond Growers Exchange, Almond Plaza
Contributing Institution
Sacramento Public Library
Collection
Sacramento Room Postcards
Rights Information
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Description
The California Almond Growers Exchange (CAGE) was founded in the May of 1910. In 1914, to help boost sales of shelled almonds, an almond shelling plant was built at 18th and C streets along a railroad spur. (Source: “Images of America, Sacramento’s Midtown” – Sacramento Room) A report in a Sacramento County booklet printed in 1915 stated that almonds produced from $75-$200 per acre and that almond land cost from $85-$200 an acre with an additional expenditure of $275 to bring the trees to bearing.
Type
Image
Format
3.5 x 5.5 in.
Identifier
BBSAC022
http://cdm15248.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15248coll2/id/922
Subject
Business Enterprises
Fountains
Agricultural Industry

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