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Freighthouse celebrates 40 years

La Crosse, WI (WXOW)  The building was tentatively planned for demolition.  But a couple of men with restaurant experience recognized the potential for the building.  They acted before the wrecking ball could.

With help from a bank and some local contractors, those two men turned what was the old Milwaukee Road freight house into the Freighthouse Restaurant.

That foresight is one reason the Freighthouse is celebrating 40 years.

To learn more about the restaurant, you can go to

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