Monday, May 25, 2015

Decaying Log Barn

Old barn door

Seen from the road - a dead end dirt road - this barn is on a cattle ranch that's still being used, although the barn is not...at least, I think it's not being used.

 View of the entire log barn

The metal roof is still good but some of the logs are decaying badly.

Attached shed

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63 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

Gosh! It does not llok too bad from a distance bit close up there is a lot of wood missing but I love the weathered old wood.

Joan Elizabeth said...

I am always thrilled when I come across old structures like this. I especially like the top shot.

cieldequimper said...

It's beautiful. Long may it stand!

✿ chica said...

Lindas! bjs,m ótima semana! chica

veredit - isabella kramer said...

Gorgeous place!! I would love to paint there.

Thanks for sharing.

xo, isabella

Jo said...

Great view of the log barn. But here in Africa the wood wouldn't even get a chance to decay; it would be used as firewood! Have a great day. Jo

Marleen said...

You can see right through! Amazing though how these structures survive in so many years.

Gill - That British Woman said...

I would have thought one big wind and the whole thing would have been down. Lovely old building to photograph though.

Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

It is a shame to see these old buildings left unused and falling apart, but I imagine the cost to repair it would be astronomical. Great for photos though. I bet lots of that wood could be recycled into other projects

Sandra said...

that barn is probably at least 100 years old. I LOVE IT! a piece of history.

Revrunner said...

Oh, well, so long as the roof stays in place. :-)

Donna said...

What a beautiful barn...so loved and used....

see you there! said...

To me there is such beauty in crumbling buildings.

Darla

eileeninmd said...

An awesome old barn, I love the old weathered wood. Great shots! Have a happy day and new week ahead!

Pamela Gordon said...

I love old barns like this. So much character and history behind them.

Andy said...

Nice find Camera Girl. The barn is in bad shape but it is still interesting enough to photograph.

Jeevan said...

The decaying log barn holds interesting viewing... great captures

Fotolosopher said...

Phew...I don't think this poor thing would last through a big wind! I can't imagine what it would be used for at this point...maybe shelter for some farm animals.

Mary Hone said...

That's a great old barn.

Lorna said...

I love how blue the door looks in your first photo. That is exactly the colour I'd choose to paint the outside of my house if I didn't already live in a yellow brick condo

TexWisGirl said...

nice and rustic.

marshaleith said...

great old barn...but I am surprised that it is still standing

Kate said...

Despite decay, it certainly makes a lovely photo.

Judy said...

You find the most beautiful things! I think this barn may have a few years left.

RedPat said...

It certainly makes for great pics, EG!

William Kendall said...

I find myself wondering how many years are left in it.

Sylvia K said...

What a great old barn, EG!! I bet it has some wonderful tales to tell if it could speak!! Terrific captures as always! Hope your week is off to a great start!! Enjoy!!

Amy at love made my home said...

What an incredible building! xx

Gwen said...

I can't speak for the owner, but I could see the turmoil; if you need to use it you need to fix it up, but if you love the rustic look of it, it would be hard to do. Thanks for sharing!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Cool, I love the grey patina of the old wood. I have a relative who owns and lives on a ranch in Idaho where their house and most of the barns and other outbuildings are made out of logs. They keep them up though.

Cloudia said...

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Ruth Hiebert said...

The decaying logs make for interesting pictures.

Randy said...

Nice shots.

VP said...

That first shot in grey is a masterpiece!

jandi said...

Beautiful images... Beauty to be found everywhere...

laurak/ForestWalkArt :) said...

LOVE it!!
old buildings...oh, the stories they have if only they could.
i love old wood, weathered wood...worn stone.
this one just needs a little TLC.
beautiful!!

Chandra Eswaran said...

Very nice photos and I love the first one!
Have a Beautiful Day, Tina!!
Peace :)

Lois Evensen said...

Oh, to know the stories of this place. Great images.

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

You wonder what to do with them. Some are buying up barn board, but there comes a time...

DeniseinVA said...

I love it!

Bob Bushell said...

An old barn, beautiful images. I wouldn't want to get in there, maybe the last time..............

abrianna said...

Wonderful shots. Nothing like coming across old log barns.

Geoff Wilkinson said...

Love that first picture, wonderful textures in the wood

Stephanie said...

Gorgeous weathered wood on the barn and fencing.

LV said...

I like seeing old barns but hate it when they are neglected. I doubt this one would keep anything in.

Valerie said...

Wonderful captures EG. It sure would be draughty inside! I enjoy seeing old buildings like this and wonder about their history. Thank you for sharing.

mick said...

Great photos of the old barn. I wonder when it was built. It must have taken a lot of time and effort to build with logs like that.

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful barn filled with character and great shot!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

Mari said...

It's a pity that it is left dying. It actually doesn't look too old. I was thinking of himeless people in tge city. Why not put them there and start farming...but well, just a thought.

Felicia said...

and still a beauty.

orvokki said...

It's the best for photographer to find and take photos of old things.
This is beautiful, and I like the first photo a lot.
Hugs

Adam Jones said...

Wow! This is one old looking barn. The wood almost looks like driftwood. Lovely pictures.

llandudnopictures said...

Best not to venture inside!

ladyfi said...

Love that old barn door!

s.c said...

Thats indeed what you call pretty decay. Marvelous.

NatureFootstep said...

I love the look of that old wood :)

MICKAN from QUEENS FIELD¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮ said...

A beautiful old barn.
The timber is lovely to see when the weather have made something to it.

chai-and-chardonnay.blogspot.com said...

Just love the texture and the weatherbeaten construction! Wonderful shot.

Marie C said...

Oh, I just LOVE old buildings like this! Great photos!

Small City Scenes said...

Neat building. Probably been there a hundred years. Nice.
MB

Rose said...

Now there's a barn I wish could talk...or that we knew the history. I would dearly love to know how old it is.

Barb said...

The charm of the old and weathered - I wonder if that applies to humans?

edenhills said...

It certainly has seen better days. Lovely photos.

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