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Martinsons Donate Transit Equipment to New Glarus School District


December 15, 2022

Photo courtesy of Jon Byrd

From left: Graham Byrd, grandson of Bob and Sharon Martinson and Senior at NGSD; Mr. Jacob Mihm, Technology and Engineering Dept. NGSD; Robert Martinson and Sharon Martinson.

On Tuesday, December 6th, the New Glarus School District Technology and Engineering Department were presented a donation of some equipment used over 50 years ago that future students will be able to see how work was done prior to the current electronic and laser tools used today.

Robert and Sharon Martinson, of Martinson Excavating, out of Oregon, WI, donated one of their first Transit tools used when they first opened their business 60 years ago. Martinson Excavating job sites were mainly concentrated in the Southern Wisconsin region, but traveled as far as Garden, Michigan. Bob and Shar...

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