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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.
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...
Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.
Description: "Bonnie enjoys looking out of the window."
Description: Carol Leichtle helps her friend, Patricia Bintzler, prepare for her wedding.
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.
Description: "Bridge over the Rock River in Theresa."
Description: The Haddys are famous in local dirt track racing. Their son, Tim, kneels in front of a sprint car.
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.
Description: "A very muddy road leads to the water tower site."
Description: Patricia Bintzler and Walter Geschke wedding at Saint Peter's Lutheran Church.
Description: "Mason, Reuben Schuster, lays brick on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."
Description: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.
Description: This is a very old building on the Leo and Helen Bonack property.
Description: "This winter scene is looking north on Hwy 175 at Union Cemetery."
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.
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...
Description: "Theresa library board members, Peggy Langenfeld, Sandy Merchant, Betty Bodden, and Ralph Widmer pose with a fund-raiser sign."
Description: "Newly poured cement is covered up as a protection for the very cold nights."
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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