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Description: After the milk is picked up at the farm, it is stored in tanks that hold up to 25,000 lbs. and is held at temperatures of 38 to 40 degrees.

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Description: The milk is pasteurized for the first step in the cheesemaking process. Milk is heated to 161 degrees, held at that temperature for 15 seconds, and then co...

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Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.

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Window View

Date: 1968 

Description: "Bonnie enjoys looking out of the window."

Date: 1952-10-12 

Description: Carol Leichtle helps her friend, Patricia Bintzler, prepare for her wedding.

Date: 2004 

Description: John Kasmiski lives at W1763 Zion Church Rd (Section 29). He has lived here for 3 years. Cows were last milked here in March 1972.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: "Bridge over the Rock River in Theresa."

Date: 2004 

Description: The Haddys are famous in local dirt track racing. Their son, Tim, kneels in front of a sprint car.

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Gebhard Gable Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: Steve Gephard, and his dog, Roundhead, have lived at W2228 Cty Trk Y since 1989. His parents had a meat market in Allenton for many years.

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New Water Tower

Date: 1997-03-17 

Description: "A very muddy road leads to the water tower site."

Date: 1952-10-12 

Description: Patricia Bintzler and Walter Geschke wedding at Saint Peter's Lutheran Church.

Date: 1979-03 

Description: "Mason, Reuben Schuster, lays brick on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."

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Stone Picking Bee

Date: 1987-06 

Description: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.

Date: 2004 

Description: This is a very old building on the Leo and Helen Bonack property.

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Winter Scene

Date: 1973 

Description: "This winter scene is looking north on Hwy 175 at Union Cemetery."

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Description: Close-up of a container of the frozen cultures which are added to the milk for the development of lactic acid in the cheesemaking process.

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Winter River Scene

Date: 1992-11-28 

Description: "This dam was constructed in 1917. Costs were funded by voluntary contributions totaling $206. Those who did not contribute were expected to donate their...

Date: 1989-07 

Description: "Theresa library board members, Peggy Langenfeld, Sandy Merchant, Betty Bodden, and Ralph Widmer pose with a fund-raiser sign."

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New Water Tower

Date: 1997-03-19 

Description: "Newly poured cement is covered up as a protection for the very cold nights."

Date: 1990-10-17 

Description: Jim Wiseman, husband of Louise Wiseman, drew some laughs when he appeared on stage at the Lioness Club Fashion Show. Wiseman wore a checked robe and boxers...

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