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PCHA asks for photos of old-time farmsteads

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First came the barn--with additions made for it--over the years.

The herd was small at first, but grew from 10 to 20 to 40 or 60 and later, in more recent years, to several hundred cows.

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There was the horse barn and maybe a straw barn. This was a lean-to-pole shed covered by the straw stack, at threshing time.

A calf barn for the youngsters, not the little plastic pop sheds or covers used today.

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