Near Chippewa Falls in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Nation's First Cooperative Generating Station
Erected 1976 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 222.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Marker can be reached from State Highway 124, approximately 3 miles north of Chippewa Falls. Marker is at a pull-off. Marker is in this post office area: Chippewa Falls WI 54729, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Peter's Catholic Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stanley's Mill (approx. 2.7 miles away); First Farm in Chippewa County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bear Den Road Bridge (approx. 3˝ miles away); Sunny Valley School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pioneer Norwegian Log Home (approx. 3.6 miles away); William Irvine (approx. 3.9 miles away); In Memory of Old Abe (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chippewa Falls.
Also see . . . Dairyland Power. "Wisconsin Power Cooperative’s 2,100 kilowatt (kW) Chippewa Diesel Station becomes the first cooperative generating plant in the nation." (Submitted on November 23, 2008.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,356 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.