• Freitag cheese factory

    Built in 1869, this was the first cheese factory in the New Glarus area to make what Americans call Swiss cheese. In Switzerland this type of cheese is called Emmenthaler. This cheese factory was loca…

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  • Marty-Eichelkraut cheese factory

    Luchsinger, S. H., New Glarus, Wisconsin

    People and horse-drawn wagons outside of the Marty-Eichelkraut cheese factory, which produced Limburger cheese. The factory was located three miles west of New Glarus, Wisconsin, on Legler Valley Road…

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  • Henry Hoesly, milk hauler

    Milk hauler Henry Hoesly uses two teams of horses to deliver cans of milk to the Helvetia Condensing Company condensing plant in New Glarus, Wisconsin. The Helvetia Condensing Company, later called Pe…

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  • Helvetia Milk Condensing Company plant, New Glarus

    Milk cans waiting outside the Helvetia Milk Condensing Company condensing plant, New Glarus, Wisconsin. Helvetia, later called the Pet Milk Company, was a major employer in New Glarus from 1910 to 196…

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  • Hauling milk cans

    Milk cans in the back of a delivery truck owned by milk hauler Ray Hoesly, New Glarus, Wisconsin.

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  • Peter Schroeder, milk hauler

    Milk hauler Peter Schroeder uses two teams of horses to deliver cans of milk to the Helvetia Condensing Company condensing plant in New Glarus, Wisconsin. The Helvetia Condensing Company, later called…

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  • Tschudy Store

    One of the first retail businesses in New Glarus, this store was built in 1866 by Fritz Tschudy. Standing in front of the store, left to right: Verena Tschudy Urban, Grandma Tschudy, Amelia Frick, and…

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