Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
Watercress at Huntsville Freight Depot, ca. 1920s
Watercress being loaded at the Huntsville Freight Depot, ca. 1920s. Dennis Water Cress Company of Huntsville, Madison County,
was the largest producer of watercress in the world. The crop was loaded into barrels and shipped by train to New York City
and Washington, D.C.