Let's end the week with this colorful Badger Highways matchbook. Seeing it aroused my curiosity about the business' current status. A Google search turned up a July 8, 2014 news item in the Post-Crescent which stated:
The equipment was auctioned off
in April and the business
closed. The quarry property at 936 Appleton Road in
was sold. An online auction notice said, "After 60 successful
of business, Harold and Steve have decided to retire." Bucklin Tree
Service is now leasing the
Appleton Road property. It moved from
Racine Street, said owner Chris Bucklin,
to get more space. "We are
still selling gravel, stone and mulch," he
We first addressed Badger
Highways in 2012: http://menashabook.blogspot.com/2012/12/badger-highways.html .
Happy retirement, guys!