Fallen down barn

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Comments (5)

Lilypon on October 6, 2007

Hey you have those down there too!!! ;)

Ryan Calhoun on October 6, 2007

Yes, quite a few! This one, and this other one, are both nice because they're still mostly in the open. Most of the old ones like this are completely overgrown and don't look like anything!

Margrit M. Berger (S… on October 8, 2007

Hi Ryan, looks interesting! You couldn't see them here, because they get either torn down or mended before they are in this state. We need the permission to build a new house or shed so this one would be replaced before. And also for reasons of security, we would have to either tear it down entirely or replace it. If their wasn't this bin on the left, one could take it for a painting of some gone centuries. Very beautifully composed! I love this bend of the path which leads along the hedges! Get's a very nice perspective!

Greetings, May

Tamás Borbély on October 8, 2007

With sad mood, beautiful photo, Ryan !Greetings, Tamás

Ryan Calhoun on October 8, 2007

Thanks, May and Tamás! Yes, I like it with the brand new silo next to the old, old barn. Building permits are required here as well, and adding new buildings adds to the property value (that means you have to pay more taxes). But the tax records aren't updated very often. My parents told me the other day that someone from the county assessors office came to look at their new garage, and also look at the "new" deck. That deck has been there for 25 years! I don't know why so many farmers leave abandoned barns on their land. Maybe property tax laws are different for farmland. I'm sure they would tear them down if they had to pay tax on them.

Greetings, Ryan

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 5, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Ryan Calhoun
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
    • Taken on 2007/09/24 14:25:23
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 22.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash