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In 2014, John M. Schoenknecht wrote a series of articles about the history of the Wisconsin Centrifugal Foundry.

The series, “Wisconsin Centrifugal”, An Amazing Story, was published in the Waukesha Freeman newspaper, received a large amount of comment and positive responses from the readers.

The series of articles and over 150 photos (many were not printed in the original series) have now been published in an 84 page high quality book.

 Is now available in limited quantities for $9.95 plus $3.95 shipping from the Publisher, Bill Schley.

Please send your check:   Payable to Bill Schley for $13.90 to

Bill Schley

P.O. Box 91

Hartland, WI 53029

You can also use PayPal, It’s FREE . There’s no fee to send money when you link a bank account or use your PayPal balance.     


Have questions? Call Bill  262.361.4483

Visit our Website to order the book “Motor Works”

To order John Schoenknecht’s book “What’s ShakinAt The Attic” a history of the Waukesha Cardinal Attic,   

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 Thanks to the Waukesha Freeman for allowing us to share these wonderful memories with everyone.

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