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Silo Reflections

Back on June 15th I was out photographing and took this shot.  As you can see, things were quite wet then.  I liked this shot because of the reflection of the silos in the water. A little bit about the … Continue reading

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American Farm House

Farm houses like this one dot the midwest.  They were economical to build and to add onto as the farm and family grew.  This one is in Southwestern Minnesota.  There is only one other building, a corn crib and the … Continue reading

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The Small Town Grain Elevator

Almost every small farming community had a local grain elevator.  I’ve written in the past how they are becoming extinct except for a few large ones located on rail lines.   In the fall they are bustling with activity as … Continue reading

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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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Winter Farmscape Basking in the Sun

The silo barn and building seem to be soaking up the sun on this cold January day.

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Almost over

The approaching sunset marks the end of the day on this farm.  I couldn’t help but to also think that metaphorically it also represents the sunset of the era of the small farm.  They are not all gone, but certainly … Continue reading

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Summer on the Farm

August sun in Minnesota shines brightly on this beautiful summer day.  The white fence and the horses really add to the scene.  The barn is in excellent condition and the horses show it’s an active farm as opposed to one … Continue reading

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