From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, January 1939-1969.
The flower growers in Brookings are working at full speed (’39) and are shipping around 80,000 daffodils a day, almost all of which are shipped to the Portland market.
Piggly Wiggly grocery sales, ’39
Farina, the heart of the wheat, 16 pounds for $1, mutton legs 17 cents a pound, Spanish onions 10-pound bag for 25 cents, Dentyne gum three packs for 10 cents.
Christmas tree farm for Scouts, ’49