The buildings, located in the 500 block of North Third Street, were razed in late 1970 and early 1971.
Today this site, just north of the La Crosse Tribune building, is occupied by a parking lot. May 1, 1971, was the first Amtrak train to come to the city.
The brewery was founded in 1904 by Austrian native Frank Bartl and his sons, Joseph and Frank.
A natural gas explosion destroyed the Ben Franklin store at 1201 Caledonia St. The store's owners, Ralph and Thelma Osborne, later reopened the store at the same location.
During the five-minute stop, City Council President Loren Wardwell, center, talks with Milwaukee Road passenger agent Frank Daley, left, and La Crosse Tribune assistant district sales manager Gordon T. Amtrak continues to service the La Crosse area, with two stops of the Empire Builder scheduled daily.
Engebret, a Norwegian immigrant, opened Borgen's Restaurant in 1905 in downtown Westby.is to provide you, our patients, with the highest quality dental care in a friendly atmosphere that can put your mind at ease. We have helpful staff, a comfortable reception area with activities for young and old, and spacious modern exam rooms. It was renamed Wayne's Family Restaurant in 1992 before closing.Today, the location is home to Image World and Monogram Express.