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Roadside statue of a huge mouse dressed in a red shirt and cap with a huge piece of Swiss atop a Wisconsin Cheese sign

A drive through Wisconsin is marked by eye-catching pieces of American “cheese.”

Roadside Distraction

Roadside Distraction

Roadside Distraction

Cheesehead bull at Heckel's Family Restaurant, Chippewa Falls

Roadside Distraction

The Fiberglass Animals, Shapes, and Trademarks graveyard, Sparta

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Jim's Cheese Pantry, Waterloo

Roadside Distractions

Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet,  DeForest

A repurposed cheese vat makes for a soakin' tub at the Don Q Inn, Dodgeville

A repurposed cheese vat makes for a soakin’ tub at the Don Q Inn, Dodgeville

World's Largest Talking Cow, Neillsville

Billboard, Clark County

Photographer Becca Dilley

Becca Dilley has used photography as her passport to travel the world. She has captured big personalities (from Wolfgang Puck to Mitt Romney to Al Franken), traveled far and wide (from Ireland to New Zealand), and eaten well documenting the food culture of the Upper Midwest for books like The Master Cheesemakers of Wisconsin, Minnesota Lunch, and Lake Superior Flavors.