Monday, September 25th, 2006
Photo by Laura Walker
local picture
Helen Pruden, Rockford, fills jugs with freshly pressed apple cider Sunday afternoon at Niekamp's Farm and Flea Market, U.S. 127. The 11 foot four inch press has been in Helen's family since 1926 and is over 100 years old. The press can hold up to 50 bushels and will yield 135 gallons of cider.
Online story associated with this photograph
ST. HENRY - In one squish, the Pruden family's 100-plus-year-old apple press produces 135 gallons of cider. The old, wooden press is layered with up to 50 bushels of apples at one time. If running non-stop all day, it can make . . .
Additional pictures for this date
local picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picturelocal picture
a_d
Monday Night
10°
Cloudy
10%
Tuesday
22°
Mostly Cloudy
2%
Tuesday Night
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
28°
Partly Sunny
3%
Wednesday Night
24°
Slight Chance Snow
49%
Thursday
38°
Freezing Rain Likely
63%
Thursday Night
18°
Chance Rain/Snow
25%
Friday
26°
Partly Sunny
7%
Friday Night
14°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Saturday
28°
Mostly Cloudy
19%
Saturday Night
13°
Chance Snow
26%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d