Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Rusty Roofed Barn

 Old Barn

This barn, although it has seen better days, is still being used for housing cattle. I watched the cattle head for a distant back field but was too slow to  capture them in the photo!

A little close view 

As you can see, this building has lots of "air-conditioning" vents for this hot day but it must be rather chilly in winter.

47 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Great shots of the old barn. I hope the cattle are safe living in this barn, it looks like it needs some loving care all around! Happy Tuesday!

Pamela Gordon said...

That's a great barn with lots of 'character' showing in its years.

Kate said...

An artistic photo but it doesn't look like a very comfortable winter shelter.

Sandra said...

the AC vents make it beautiful.. i love the ratty old rustic look of both, i think the little one is so cute

see you there! said...

Looks like the whole thing could blow over in a good strong breeze. I do like the look of it though,

Darla

Cezar and Léia said...

A wonderful old barn! Love the pictures with sunshine and the barn could be a spot used in movies!
Léia

llandudnopictures said...

The rust helps makes it look very picturesque!

Mary Hone said...

I love that. That old red roof is awesome against the gray weathered wood.

Karen S. said...

Simple beautiful.

Rebecca said...

It is very picturesque!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Makes for a super image EG but oh my a strong strong wind and it looks like it could be all over red rover :)

Existe Sempre Um Lugar said...

Boa tarde, belas fotos com todos detalhes do celeiro, a cor é magnifica.
AG

DeniseinVA said...

I love your photos of the old barn. Still plenty of life in it yet.

Sylvia K said...

Oh, yes! I love your photos of this old barn, too!! I'm not sure I'd want to spend the winter inside -- if I were a cow -- or any creature for that matter!! You do find such wonderful places to photograph!! Thanks as always for sharing!! Have a great week!!

Sandi said...

I wonder just how many days that barn has seen!

Small City Scenes said...

It's a bit tipsy too.
MB

William Kendall said...

I wonder how long it has left.

Christine said...

Wonderful old places! Love how the shingles are peeling away on the smaller barn!

RedPat said...

The first thing I thought of was winter! How do the poor things handle that with all the air conditioning?

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That's a fine old barn you got there. I love the orangey red patina of the metal roof and the graysih color of the siding. The building in the foreground looks like it has some split cedar or something siding. That old fence is nice also.

Lowell said...

I think the cows ought to be fitted with those construction helmets...this place looks about read to collapse on top of them!

carol l mckenna said...

Fantastic rustic shots with wonderful texture!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

Ronja Ryövärintytär said...

Kauniit kuvat vanhasta rakennuksesta !

orvokki said...

I love old barns. Bit this one will collapse at any moment, hopefully the animals are then outdoors.
Lovely shots.

cieldequimper said...

Hmm yes the barn is nie bt I like baby barn even better!

Sharon Anck said...

Oh my goodness, it looks like a good strong wind would blow this one over.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Must be a very draughty cattle shed; they'd probably be warmer and certainly safer outside!

Lisa Comperry said...

Nice shots! I love pics of old barns :-)

TexWisGirl said...

pretty old thing.

Mama Zen said...

Great shots! I love those old barns.

Rose said...

wouldn't you just love to know how old it is? Who was the first to build and use it, and how many horses and cattle and children did they have? and I wonder was that the house originally?

Rose said...

I totally forgot to say that I do love this shot...I love the atmosphere.

Beth from VA, . . ."E" said...

i love a good old barn. rust is a good thing! ha. ha!!! ( ;

Stephanie said...

It has a lot of character.

Lois said...

It is wonderful! I love seeing places like this. How amazing that it is still being used.

Ruth Hiebert said...

I do hope they find a different place for the cattle in winter. The barn makes great pictures though.

Revrunner said...

Canada, winter, holes in the barn--that DOES sound cold. :-)

Kay said...

It looks like a good wind would easily take down the bigger barn. It may not provide well insulated protection in winter but it's probably better than nothing (as long as it doesn't collapse on the critters).

John @ Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Good thing the cows haven't a clue as to the peril they live under.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

It's very homey, but I'm sure the cows don't mind.
~

Cloudia said...

I shiver to think of a winter night spent inside!









ALOHA
ComfortSpiral
=^..^=

Gattina said...

Yes that's true in winter it is probably not an ideal place for the cattle, but to me this barn looks so romantic !

Halcyon said...

There's something beautiful about these old barns. I hope the cattle stays warm. I guess they have each other to huddle with.

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

I wonder about these barns. They are beautiful, but so sad seeing them fall apart.

VP said...

In fact the 'vents' must be worrying in winter...

Susan Anderson said...

I guess those cows are no strangers to precipitation!

;)

Anvilcloud said...

Hard to believe it's still working barn. Even in winter?

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