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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.

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: 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."

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Stone Picking Bee

Date: 1987-06 

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

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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.

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...

Date: 2004 

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...

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Gross Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: Jenece and Richard Gross live at W1560 Hwy 28/67. They have lived here for 10 years.

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The Boddens

Date: 1987-08 

Description: Ralph and Phyllis Bodden pose on their farm.

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McArthur Road

Date: 1968 

Description: "Brenda & Kay Widmer walk on McArthur Road."

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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...

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Theresa Library

Date: 1989-08 

Description: "A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Theresa's new library."

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Pioneer Days

Date: 1997-09-07 

Description: "Pioneer Days is celebrated at Firemen's Park. Civil War reenactors, in period garb, put on a show of battlefield conditions."

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Jim Dobbe Farm

Date: 1968 

Description: "Brenda & Kay Widmer examine an ice covered fence on the Jim Dobbe Farm (Sunny Brae Farm)."

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