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Loading a crop duster

Loading dust (insect spray) into plane of agricultural crop spraying outfit. This particular group of flying insect killers follows the seasons from Florida to New Jersey to New York. Planes are usually old (new planes with sufficient carrying capacity are too fast). The front seat is taken out and replaced by the hopper which contains the dust. Spring 1938.

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