New life for the old barn

July 16, 2014 Tom Salzer 0

100 more years of life for the old barn! ¬†That’s what we may have accomplished with the replacement of a rotting corner post in June and July 2014. The corner of a building is a critical component in the structural integrity of the building. In the first few photos, you […]

How about them apples?

August 26, 2013 Tom Salzer 2

We have apple trees on the farm. Of course, we have no idea what varieties they might be. We have a red-and-green apple on a dwarf-sized tree, very productive. We have a green apple that isn’t ripe yet (seeds are white), and a striped apple that is very sweet. And […]

The century-old barn

August 21, 2013 Tom Salzer 1

Clackamas County says the farm house was built in 1912. It’s a good bet that the barn was built before the house, making it a century-old structure. Jason Faucera, a District conservation and information technology specialist, is also a fine photographer. We know this because he wins ribbons at the […]