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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

From last summer...

I have taken pictures of this before, and may have even posted some of them.  But every time I see this, I wonder what it was used for.
It is in Indiana, North of here, but not sure which county. 

It is an odd one, for Indiana. 

15 comments:

Carletta said...

This one is wonderful! You should have saved this for Barn Charm. :)
It's a very unique shape.

Carletta said...

I had to show this one to Hubs. He wondered if it could have been on a dairy farm and maybe the short end was used for calfs.
I would so like to know.

Ginny said...

I believe it is a chicken house.

Elaine said...

Definitely an odd shape. The lower part looks like a chicken coop, but the tall end doesn't seem to match. Interesting, at any rate.

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

I am going to go with a milking barn but what does this city boy know? Could be for pigs for all that matters.

Sandra said...

maybe each horse wanted it's own stall with a view? it is odd.

TexWisGirl said...

i thought of pig barn and calves, too. who knows?

Judy said...

That is an interesting looking one...I love that second shot of it.

don said...

A fine picture of this unusual barn. I agree with the idea that it may have housed chickens.

Betty Manousos said...

very beautiful, unique barn. love your photos, rose.
simply gorgeous!

sometimesthatsallyouget said...

I've never seen one like this. Great find, Rose! I really like the second image with the shutters open and casting shadows.

~Lindy

Ellie said...

It is a big one isn't it? Lovely that it is surrounded by so much greenery too.

Kay said...

I've seen long, low barns like this that were called a "milking parlor" where the cows were lined up on one or both sides to be milked. The cement floor could be hosed down and the place cleaned out afterwards. They seemed more open than this one, though, so I may be off base. And I'd bet that the taller part of the building on the end is for hay.

Nell at njschout said...

That is an interesting barn! Perhaps for pigs?

Dee said...

I am guessing a dairy barn...I love these unique barns...♥

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