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Update on Barn Repairs

We last reported on the barn repairs two-and-a-half months ago.  It’s time for an update! Progress to date Tremendous progress has been made to the southwest corner of the barn.  This is the corner that receives the brunt of stormy winter weather. The building was twisted and no longer vertical […]

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Major Repairs to Barn Underway

The century-old barn is showing it’s age.  This year, we began making structural repairs to the south wall. In 2014, we made an emergency repair to a post at the northwest corner of the barn and later repaired the roof.  After those repairs, we carefully inspected the entire structure to […]

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Pond and barn repairs completed in October

In October we made repairs to the pond drain and to the barn roof. Pond drain unplugged The overflow drain for the upper pond keeps the pond from overflowing into the adjacent field. (The upper pond is fed by underground springs that constantly refill the pond.) Unfortunately, that drain became […]