C. A. Sjolander store
Here is a snip from
The La Crosse Gazetteer from the year 1886
HOLMEN. A village in La Crosse County, 12 miles north of La Crosse, the county seat, and 2 north of Midway, on the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, the nearest railroad station. La Crosse is the nearest banking point. Halfway Creek furnishes power for a flouring mill, and a rafting pin factory. Stages semi-weekly to Midway. Population, 75. Mail, semi-weekly. C. A. Sjolander, postmaster.
Christiansen C. & Bro., Flour Mill
Dahly H. H., carpenter
Hammer O. O., blacksmith
Monson Math T., hotel and saloon
Pflueger J. H., physician
Sjolander C. A.,
General Store and Farm Implements
Sjolander & Hammer,
feed mill and rafting pin factory
Wall Oulf, hotel and saloon
These photos came from the Selma Casberg collection now housed at the U. W. La Crosse special collections library.
Karen married C.A.
My grandfather Peter Albert Sjolander. ~ 1910.
Year 1924. My great great great grandmother oliana celebrated her 100th birthday.
Peter Sjolander and Jaclyn Evenson on their wedding day. 1960.