The lid, or upper box, of a Langstroth beehive has been removed, showing the vertical trays of wax comb where honey is deposited. The beekeeper is puffing smoke into the hive to calm the bees so he can remove the trays for inspection or extraction of honey.
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Photograph by G. R. Roberts
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