Thursday, September 19, 2013

Looking Back at Rockwood Lodge

ESPN The Magazine has two great reads on the history of the Packers’ old Rockwood Lodge training facility, and the fire that destroyed it. No matter the circumstances of the blaze, the insurance payout was beneficial to the team at a time that cash was needed. Here are the two links:


How awesome would it be to have that truck on the left? 

Spectators watch a Packers practice. 

Curly Lambeau and guest in the lodge’s interior. 

1940’s calisthenics. 

Aerial view of Rockwood Lodge. 

The day of the fire.

This appears in the newsstand issue as well. We know that we’re picking up a copy.

Photo credits: Green Bay Packers/Stiller-Lefebvre; the Henry Lefebvre Collection of the Neville Public Museum of Brown County; Green Bay Press-Gazette Archives

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