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German Russian Beet Workers

Migrant Beet Workers

German Russian Beet Workers (Photo courtesy Greeley, Colorado Municipal Museum). Hispanic Beet Workers (Photo courtesy Greeley, Colorado Municipal Museum).
Japanese family working in the beet fields Immigrants in the sugar beet field
Japanese family working in the onion fields. This is on display at the Greeley History Museum. This picture in the Greeley History Museum tells about how hard it was to work in the fields. The little building in the field was called the "dog house". It was used to keep small children and lunches safe.
beet pile
Here is a huge pile of sugar beets. Here are sugar beets being loaded into a truck bed.
beets on train Site of the old sugar beet factory
Here are train cars full of sugar beets. The sugar beet factory was torn down in November 2008.
Updated on June 24, 2011