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A working with La Crosse-based Fowler and Hammer works Monday to remove old grout from the masonry of a smoke at the former La Crosse Plow Co. building. The stack will eventually be repainted. Short video of the historic building will be posted on...

A $500,000 Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. grant will help the owners of the former La Crosse Plow Co. building reopen it to residential and retail use, after more than two decades of standing empty.The contract was approved by the Finance and Personnel Committee during a...

THE WAY IT WAS:This circa 1960 aerial photo shows part of the old Allis-Chalmers factory complex, looking west from above North Third Street, between Pine and Badger streets. The La Crosse Allis-Chalmers plant produced tractors and other agricultural implements, operating from 1929 to 1969. All...

The owners of the former La Crosse Plow Co. building on Second Street have applied to have it added to the National Register of Historic Places.Such a designation could make 525 N. Second St. next to the Oktoberfest grounds eligible for historic­tax credits, which representatives...

THE WAY IT WAS: A snowy day in 1909 with construction work underway on a new foundry building for the bygone La Crosse Plow Co. This old foundry, located on the west side of Second Street just south of La Crosse Street, was later home...