Luckily, in our local supermarket, they still have some of the larger ones, but as you said, they are doing away with them! I used to tell Dh that I wanted one of the 'regular' type for the house! I figured that it would help me to move laundry, bring the groceries in, etc. lol!
Grapes of Wrath is where people lose their homes during the depression, and head west to where they've heard that jobs, as fruit pickers, I believe, are plentiful.
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