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Late Summer Barn

 This barn near Butterfield, MN is one of my favorites.  It’s a wonderful structure and has an ACO Silo beside it.   It greets visitors as they approach the North edge of the town.    It’s very close to the Butterfield Threshing … Continue reading

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Lake Benton Creamery – now gone

This beautiful creamery was built of ACO Bricks from Springfield, MN.  At least some of the bricks are marked with ACO and the color is consistent with bricks produced by ACO.  The creamery is right next to the lake.  I … Continue reading

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More on Groundswell

  Previously I posted about the Groundswell organization that existed in the 80’s in Minnesota.  https://fleetingfarms.wordpress.com/2012/09/29/ground-swell/ I’ve updated the end of that post with new information and some links to more information and newspaper articles about the group.

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A fine fall day

This one is from October of 2011.  It was a nice fall day with a temp in the low 60’s.  Some showers had just passed and a mix of good clouds and sun prevailed.  This type of light and sky … Continue reading

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ACO Silos and Springtime

This photo is a year old to the day.  It certainly looks like it looks this year.   The clouds are symbolic of the many showers of rain we’ve had recently and the soybeans are about the right height.  This looks … Continue reading

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Barn with A.C.O Silo

For a long time I kept seeing silos in Minnesota with the intials A.C.O. on them.  The first one I thought maybe it was the owners initials, but after seeing a number of these on different farms, I was pretty … Continue reading

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