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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.

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "This field is located south of Theresa."

Date: 2004 

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...

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Description: There is some cream in the whey, which is extracted by pumping the whey through this cream separator (a Westfalia Centrifuge).

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Cows Grazing

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Cows graze along the Rock River. In the distance is North Pole Road and beyond that tracks of the Soo Line Railroad."

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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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New Water Tower

Date: 1997-03-17 

Description: "The camera faces northeast from the water tower site."

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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...

Property Record

310 N MILWAUKEE ST

Community: Theresa

County: Dodge

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 15311

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New Water Tower

Date: 1997-03-17 

Description: "Water tower construction in Theresa."

Date: 1979-03 

Description: "With the Catholic Church steeple looming in the background, Schuster Construction men work on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."

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Snow Storm

Date: 1968-12 

Description: View of a snowstorm in downtown Theresa.

Date: 1976 

Description: "Snowmobiles make their way along the Rock River."

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Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.

Community: Theresa

County: Dodge

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 15312

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Red Oak Log

Date: 1988-10 

Description: "Woodsmen, Tony Jaster and Alphonse Beck, pose with a 200-year-old red oak log."

Date: 2004 

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...

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Window View

Date: 1968 

Description: "Bonnie enjoys looking out of the window."

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Wiese — Bucket

Date: 2004 

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.

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