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Description: Much of the milk purchased by Widmer's is from Holstein Cattle, as seen grazing in this peaceful country scene.
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.
Date: date unknown
Description: "This field is located south of Theresa."
Description: There is some cream in the whey, which is extracted by pumping the whey through this cream separator (a Westfalia Centrifuge).
Description: "Cows graze along the Rock River. In the distance is North Pole Road and beyond that tracks of the Soo Line Railroad."
Description: "Brenda & Kay Widmer examine an ice covered fence on the Jim Dobbe Farm (Sunny Brae Farm)."
Description: "The camera faces northeast from the water tower site."
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Double exposure of a drag bucket digging dirt in a field.
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: A group of thirteen men standing in front of a newly constructed barn. Alexander Krueger stands in the back second from left and Edgar Krueger stands in ba...
Description: "Water tower construction in Theresa."
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: Glenn Oestreich standing next to a fence in a field with a valley in the background.
Description: August Kressin standing and holding the halter and bridle of a horse in a field during winter.
Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.
Description: View of the south end of a newly constructed barn. Edgar Krueger, with a team of two horses and the spreader, is coming out of the barn. A dog is standing...
Description: The 6th generation of Keups now live on this farm. The property was purchased by David Keup in 1867. It was passed on to Martin, Herman, William, and now G...
Description: Edgar, Elna, and Robert Krueger posing together in front of a Chevy automobile parked in their yard. The barn and a silo are in the background.
Description: On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1990, the Theresa Lioness Club sponsored their 3rd annual fashion show. Amidst a festive setting on stage and G & Z's Hall in Theres...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: View down slope towards the new dairy barn, with a silo on the left. There is a tree stump with sawdust on the ground in the foreground.
Description: "Jerry Adelmeyer picks up whey at Widmer Cheese Factory and transports it to the slurry tank on his farm."
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