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Question of the Week – Module on Fire

Posted by romeethredge on December 6, 2013

 Last week I had a photo of a cotton module that was almost completely burned. If there’s a spark during the cotton picking process we can see fires due to the large amount of air used in moving cotton through the picker fanning the flame. Also, this can be a result of moisture in the cotton.

There are lots of round modules on the gin yard now as picking progresses.

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This week’s question is about Quincy, Florida. Just south of the Georgia line below Bainbridge is the beautiful town of Quincy. I went there yesterday for the Gadsden Tomato Forum. It was a really good update on tomato production for area growers.  I noticed this Coca Cola art just off the town square, you can see the Gadsden County Courthouse in the background.  Also, below that, is a photo I took of the Leaf Theater. I want to ask what these things have to do with Quincy’s history?

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2 Responses to “Question of the Week – Module on Fire”

  1. Mike Box said

    Didn’t there use to be a lot of tobacco grown in that area?

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