Sue sent this photo ages ago, and the Minnesota Historical Society has a copy too, overexposure and all. (They're honor-bound not to mess with a photo, but I'm not...lol We want to see the faces!)
(Much later: Look! I found a decent copy of the picture in the Pictorial Atlases of Morrison County, Minnesota--wow, huh?)
Standing: Ed Kohler--Red Sitzman--Hass Weisbrich--Bill Gohl--Conrad Kapsner--John Brausen--Kilian Zenner
Front: Peter Blake-John Terhaar-Frank Mischke-Sam Gnifkowski-Bill Pohlkamp Batboy: Raymond Blake
|The names were provided by Anon, who knew many of these men when they were old, or knew their kids.|
We're re-posting the hardware store pic for comparison purposes. Larry remembered the team pic when we were looking at the hardware photo--he thinks one or more of Frank's customers could also be team members.
What do you think?
Oh, and here's another COOL bit of info Larry found: Evidently, someone kept a running list of telephone companies being organized in the US, and this notice was in the 1906 "Telephony" book: