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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: 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 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: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.
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: "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...
Description: Larry Luhn lives at W1429 McArthur Rd (Section 16). Larry took over the farm from his parents, Erhard and Myrtle Luhn. They acquired the farm from Erhard's...
Description: Jenece and Richard Gross live at W1560 Hwy 28/67. They have lived here for 10 years.
Description: Ralph and Phyllis Bodden pose on their farm.
Description: "Brenda & Kay Widmer walk on McArthur Road."
Description: The Foil Pack Brick Cheese is a surface-ripened cheese. Each cheese is washed with whey to enhance the ripening process, during the week-long stay in the c...
Description: "A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Theresa's new library."
Description: "Pioneer Days is celebrated at Firemen's Park. Civil War reenactors, in period garb, put on a show of battlefield conditions."
Description: "Brenda & Kay Widmer examine an ice covered fence on the Jim Dobbe Farm (Sunny Brae Farm)."
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