Monday, September 25th, 2006
Photo by Laura Walker
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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 . . .
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