Warner Township

Clark County, Wisconsin

Warner Cooperative Cheese Factory

Warner Cooperative Cheese Factory

Warner Cooperative Cheese Factory

Section 19, Warner Township, Clark Co., WI

The projected roof and intake section of the building housed the pulley rope or chain which was worked by a winch.  That device lifted the heavy 30 gal. cans of cream from the wagons and hoisted them to the weighing tank.

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A New Cheese Factory to Be Started on the West Side and Will Be on the Co-operative Plan

Officers Elected and Work Well Started


For some time past the farmers of the West Side have been agitating the possibility of establishing a cheese factory to utilize their "cow product," thereby gaining the profit, without sharing the gain with middle men.  The project has caused no small interest among the farmers, and at last their ambitious designs are to be realized in the erection of a first class cheese factory which after completion will be known as the Town of Warner Co-Operative Cheese Factory, located at Benjamin's corners, near the Herman Schwarze school house (later known as the Benjamin School).


The constructive preparations are already begun, ground staked out, stone hauled for the foundation, and a well already drilled.  The factory is to be a commodious structure 24x90 ft., fully equipped with all the necessary modern conveniences and when completed and ready for operation, which will be about May 1st, 1906, will cost approximately $1,000.


The manager has already secured the required number of cows to make the project a success, having over 90 cows and 16 shareholders, up to date, the required number being only 75 cows.


All who are interested in this new industry are cordially invited to join hands and help push the good work along.  It is generally conceded that the county should have cheese factories liberally scattered throughout the farming districts thereby enabling the farmers to realize financially the full benefit of their herds.


The officers of the new corporation are:

President, Thos. Hammre.

Treasurer, Herman Schwarze.

Secretary, A. F. Varney.

Salesman, Thos. Hammre.

Building committee: B. F. Ketchpaw, Geo. Buker, Wm. Benjamin and Herman Schwarze.

Greenwood Gleaner, Thursday, Jan. 11, 1906--Vol. 16, No. 2, pg. 1


The Warner cheese factory held their annual meeting Tuesday evening, the following officers were elected:

President, Adolph Noah.

Secretary, J. Korback.

Treasurer, Herman Schwarze.

Cheesemaker, Henry Neuman.

Greenwood Gleaner, Thursday, Jan. 26, 1911



Warner Coop

The Cheesemakers of "The Warner Co-Operative Factory".

(One of the men pictured above was Oscar Noah)

  1915 Section 19 Map



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