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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: Greg Hunt has converted this barn into a fine workshop for making high quality harnesses. He has two full-time employees. His harnesses are shipped to some...
Description: There is some cream in the whey, which is extracted by pumping the whey through this cream separator (a Westfalia Centrifuge).
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: "With the Catholic Church steeple looming in the background, Schuster Construction men work on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."
Description: "Snowmobiles make their way along the Rock River."
Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.
Description: "Woodsmen, Tony Jaster and Alphonse Beck, pose with a 200-year-old red oak log."
Description: This bucket, located on the Eugene and Mary Wiese property, was once used by Baker Canning Co. It was used to lower peas and corn into a cooker.
Description: "Jerry Adelmeyer picks up whey at Widmer Cheese Factory and transports it to the slurry tank on his farm."
Description: "Village officials help kick off Valley Estates Subdivision."
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: The bride and groom at St. Theresa Catholic Church.
Description: "Theresa Lions Club members have a cleanup day on the Rock River."
Description: Florence and Harold Wiedmeyer have been married for 65 years and lived here for 62 years. They raised 12 children.
Description: "At St. Theresa's parish hall our regulars are joined by "Buddy" Ruecker's friend Kitty Rogers & her mother Hilda Deamer (next to Ralph). Lucille Lux is at...
Description: The Haddys are famous in local dirt track racing. Their son, Tim, kneels in front of a sprint car.
Description: "Theresa Firemen's Annual Tractor Pull."
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: "Jody Steger snowblows at the village lift station on Wisconsin Street."
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