Other Items of Interest
Locomotive #471 was bought by the Klein brickyards in 1943 and perhaps, used for switching or for heating water near the kilns. When retired, #471 was parked behind Cuzzy's and forgotten for a number of years.
A few Chaska boys were delighted to make it their giant play space - they climbed aboard and on top, imagining themselves the locomotive engineers, outrunning outlaws.
Maintenance Guide for Historical Residences
Congratulations on your purchase of a Chaska Historic home! We hope you enjoy the part you play in preserving Chaska’s rich history for generations to come!
The Maintenance & Repair Guide for Designated Historic Residences in Chaska (PDF) is a guide to ensuring appropriate maintenance to your historic property. It is a joint project of the Chaska Historical Society and the city’s Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC).