A hardworking dog pulls a cart with milk cans to a local cheese factory in Wisconsin’s Door County Peninsula in the early 20th century. One gallon of milk weighs about 8 pounds. I don’t how many gallons a milk can holds but this dog is probably pulling quite a heavy load.
via: Belgian-American Research Collection, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Our guest curator Erika Janik will conclude her month-long stint on the blog next week with a look at apple growing (and eating) in Wisconsin.