Barn near Cedar & Shaw, 1966 (now replaced by office buildings)

Rail fence from pioneer days surrounds the meadow at Wawona

A superior example of a Mendocino water tower

The Fresno Water Tower

Corral on Road 406 in Madera County

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Barns, Windmills and Water Tanks, Corrals, Fences & the Like

      

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New photos added here and here January 10, here January 13 and here February 4, 2017 (Captions in red)
  
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Barns
     
Barn Slide Show
  
Barn Lorenz Elling barn, Road D about road 3, Fulton County OH Barn at Road H and 8, Fulton County OH

Ohio barns

   

Barn at Road 7-2 off H, Fulton County OH

Barn at 6-2 and H, Fulton County OH

Barn at Airport and Crissy, Lucas County OH

More Ohio barns

  

Barn at Airport and Albon, Lucas County OH

Barn on Airport Highway west of Route 64 junction, Lucas County OH

Barn at Ontonagon, MI

The "natural" look...

...and the white paint look (both Ohio)

Michigan

   

Barn by Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Wisconsin

Barn near Cedar & Shaw, 1966 (now replaced by office buildings)

Barn, Triangle Road, Mariposa County, February 2003

Wisconsin

Fresno, California 1966

Mariposa County 2003

   

Highway 49, Mariposa County

Southern Missouri

Monterey County, near Parkfield

Elliott Barn, Highway 49 near Chowchilla Mountain Road

Southern Missouri

Monterey County, near Parkfield

   

Near Volcano, Amador County

Near Volcano, Amador County

Cunningham Road, Merced County

Near Volcano, Amador County, 2004

Another view of the Volcano barn

Cunningham Road,
Merced County

   

Madera County

Highway 41, Madera County

Highway 49 at Pegleg Road, Mariposa County

Madera County

Highway 41, Madera County

Highway 49 at Pegleg Road, Bootjack, Mariposa County

   

By Highway 140, Cathey's Valley, Mariposa County

By Highway 140, Lower Cathey's Valley, Mariposa County

Highway 41, Madera County

Givens Ranch by Highway 140, Cathey's Valley, Mariposa County

By Highway 140, Lower Cathey's Valley, Mariposa County

Highway 41, Madera County

   

By Santa Fe Avenue south of LeGrande, Merced County CA

Another windmill with the barn

On HIghway 49 in Mt. Bullion, Mariposa County

By Santa Fe Avenue south of LeGrand, Merced County CA

Near LeGrand Avenue and and White Rock Road, Merced County

Mt. Bullion, Mariposa County

    

Barn on East Whitlock Road near Highway 140, Mariposa County

Carlton Road, Mariposa County

Highway 140 and Triangle Road, northeast of Mariposa

Barn on East Whitlock Road near Highway 140, Mariposa County

   

Barn at Belmont & Brawley in Fresno

The old barn at Hobbs Grove

Barn at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Barn at Belmont & Brawley in Fresno

Old barn at Hobbs Grove Park, Sanger

Barn at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

   

Old barn complex on Highway 16

Another part of barn complex

The main barn building

Old barn complex on Highway 16, Sacramento County

Another part of barn complex

The main barn building

   

Water tower and barn

Raymond-Knowles Road, Raymond, Madera County CA

Old barn in Hornitos

Water tower and barn

Raymond-Knowles Road, Raymond, Madera County CA

Hornitos, Mariposa County CA

   

     Red barn at San Martin-Ludewig Ranch Park in San Martin

Barn at Franklin Ranch in Gilroy

A barn on Wellbarn road

Red barn at San Martin-Ludewig Ranch Park in San Martin

Barn at Franklin Ranch in Gilroy

Barn on Wellbarn Road near Prather, Fresno County

       
The old barn at Willow and Nees Avenues, Clovis CA Near Greeley Hill, CA On Highway 168 east of Clovis
At Willow and Nees Avenues, Clovis CA Near Greeley Hill, CA On Highway 168 east of Clovis
   
More Ohio barns
     
Barns near the geographical center of the US in Kansas Indiana barn Barn in the flat country of northwest Ohio
Barns near the geographical center of the US in Kansas Indiana barn Barn in the flat country of northwest Ohio
     
Abandoned ranch on Colorado Highway 64 A closer look at the barn Barn Barn on John F. Estel's farm, Fulton County OH

Abandoned ranch on Colorado Highway 64

A closer look at the barn

Barn on John F. Estel's farm, Fulton County OH (my great grandfather) (Hazel Estel photo)

     
Barn is a reminder of the main industry in the area Barn in Sierra National Forest Old barn at the meadow

Barn on White Rock Road, Mariposa County

Barn in Soquel Meadow, Sierra National Forest

A late fall view of the barn and a big cedar tree
  
Old Dairy Barn at Center for River Studies, Eaton Trail Side of the barn Is this a shed-like barn or a barn-like shed?
Old Dairy Barn at Center for River Studies, Eaton Trail Side of the barn

Is this a shed-like barn or a barn-like shed?

     
Old shed by Trimmer Springs Road near Piedra Barn along State Highway 152 west of Gilroy 1 Barn along State Highway 152 west of Gilroy 2

Old shed by Trimmer Springs Road near Piedra

Barns along State Highway 152 west of Gilroy
 
Corrals, Fences and the Like
Part of an ancient fence near a Sierra Nevada meadow Old fence in Rocky Mountain National Park Shed along Colorado Highway 64

Part of an ancient fence near California Meadow

Old fence in Rocky Mountain National Park

Shed along Colorado Highway 64
   
Benches and rail fence by Millerton Lake Cattle chute, Sky Harbor Road, Fresno County CA Fallen board from the chute

Benches and rail fence by Millerton Lake

Cattle chute, Sky Harbor Road, Fresno County CA Fallen board from the chute
   
Corral and ranch buildings at the edge of Baker Barbed wire roll on fence at Baker Whimsical figure on fence outside of Baker

Corral and ranch buildings at the edge of Baker NV

Barbed wire roll on fence at Baker

Whimsical figure on fence outside of Baker

   
Cattle chute in northwest Colorado Cattle guard in Colorado Rail fence in Rocky Mountain National Park
Cattle chute in northwest Colorado Cattle guard in Colorado

Rail fence in Rocky Mountain National Park

      
Cattle chute, Cathey's Valley, Mariposa County Corral above Mariposa Cattle chute on Maxon Road
Cattle chute, Cathey's Valley, Mariposa County, California Corral above Mariposa Cattle chute on Maxon Road
       
A mystery artifact along Old Highway in Mariposa County - half a cattle chute? Old corral along White Rock Road in Mariposa County Section of barn wall near the corral
A mystery artifact along Old Highway in Mariposa County - half a cattle chute?

Old corral along White Rock Road in Mariposa County

Section of barn wall near the corral
   
Wagon wheel gate north of Parkfield CA Rail fence from pioneer days surrounds the meadow at Wawona This cattle chute at Wawona probably dates from the 1800s
Wagon wheel gate north of Parkfield

Rail fence from pioneer days surrounds the meadow at Wawona

This cattle chute at Wawona probably dates from the 1800s
   
Along Deadwood Lookout Road near Oakhurst CA Fallen fence on the slope above Mono Lake Rail fence at Wolfe Ranch in Arches National Park

Along Deadwood Lookout Road near Oakhurst CA

Fallen fence on the slope above Mono Lake

Rail fence at Wolfe Ranch in Arches National Park

    
Wolfe Ranch cabin I think this means "Keep Out" A bright redwood fence beside the Dry Creek Canal in Clovis CA
Wolfe Ranch cabin I think this means "Keep Out" A bright redwood fence beside the Dry Creek Canal in Clovis CA
   
Old house and water tank on Highway 168 at Prather Shed next to the house and tank Barn and windmill on Highway 168 at Prather

Old house and water tank on Highway 168 at Prather

Shed next to the house and tank

Barn and windmill on Highway 168 at Prather

   
Cattle chute along Dry Creek Drive Posts help reinforce the fence at a corner, but can't stop a falling pine Harris Horse Ranch on Trimmer Springs Road, Fresno County

Cattle chute along Dry Creek Drive in Tulare County

Posts reinforce the fence at a corner, and hold up a fallen pine

Harris Horse Ranch on Trimmer Springs Road, Fresno County

   
Corral on Road 406 in Madera County Old wagon in the corral Hay field fence near Parkfield
Corral on Road 406 in Madera County Old wagon in the corral Hay field fence near Parkfield
   
Typical barbed wire fence reinforcing technique Classic old country wire gate Near Courtright Reservoir there are chunks of barbed wire everywhere on the rock slopes
Typical barbed wire fence reinforcing technique Classic old country wire gate There are chunks of barbed wire everywhere on the rock slopes near Courtright Reservoir 
   
Fence at Soquel Meadow Fence and gate on Merrill Ranch, Mariposa County Cattle chute on Trimmer Springs Road near Pine Flat Reservoir
Fence at Soquel Meadow Fence and gate on Merrill Ranch, Mariposa County (from about 1945) Cattle chute on Trimmer Springs Road near Pine Flat Reservoir
    
One man's fence post is another bird's food pantry Barbed wire fence by Millerton Road in Fresno County
One man's fence post is another bird's food pantry Barbed wire fence by Millerton Road in Fresno County

     

Windmills & Water Tanks

Windmill and shed don't make the road seem less isolated

Another windmill with the barn

Mariposa Public Utilities District million gallon water storage tank

On White Rock Road off Santa Fe Avenue, Merced County

Near LeGrand Avenue and and White Rock Road, Merced County

Mariposa Public Utilities District million gallon water storage tank
   
Mendocino CA is noted for its many wood water tanks and towers A superior example of a Mendocino water tower This one has a great view
Mendocino CA is noted for its many wood water tanks and towers A superior example of a Mendocino water tower This one has a great view 

   

Windmills pumped the water into the tanks Railroad Water Tower, Bakersfield, 1965 Windmill in Madera County CA
Windmills pumped the water into the tanks in Mendocino Railroad Water Tower, Bakersfield, California, 1965 Windmill in Madera County CA
   
Windmill on Turkey Flat Road near Parkfield CA Water tank at Raymond CA Railroad water tank at Roaring Camp Railroad near Santa Cruz CA
Windmill on Turkey Flat Road near Parkfield CA Water tank at Raymond CA
Railroad water tank at Roaring Camp Railroad near Santa Cruz CA
    
Windmill Farm on Highway 88 near Stockton Windmills up close

Water tower and barn

Windmill Farm on Highway 88 a few miles east of Stockton Windmills up close

Water tower and barn on Highway 16 in Sacramento County

    
Windmill and water tank near North Fork Road, Madera County CA A different angle on the tank house

Modern water tower on Villa Avenue

Windmill and water tank near North Fork Road, Madera County CA A different angle on the tank house

Modern water tower on Villa Avenue in Clovis

    
Water tank in downtown Clovis CA, erected in 1913 Closer look at the Clovis water tank Windmill north of Parkfield CA
Water tank in downtown Clovis CA, erected in 1913 Closer look at the Clovis water tank Windmill north of Parkfield CA
   
There were tanks on the hills Wind turbines west of Mojave, from California Highway 58 More wind turbines
Tanks on the hills north of Parkfield Wind turbines west of Mojave, from California Highway 58 More wind turbines
    
A shiny new windmill in north Clovis, CA The Fresno Water Tower Windmill on Road 209
A shiny new windmill in north Clovis, CA The Fresno Water Tower Windmill on Road 209 in Madera County
   
Tanks and pipes, Clovis CA Another tank in the the same complex This stock water tank has turned into a planter
Tanks and pipes, Clovis CA Another tank in the the same complex

This stock water tank has turned into a planter

  
This one still works      
This one still works      

      

Monterey County, near Parkfield

Cattle chute in northwest Colorado

Windmill on Turkey Flat Road near Parkfield CA

Water tank in downtown Clovis CA, erected in 1913

Old barn at the meadow

 

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