A prominent feature of any American rural landscape is the barns, which are usually the largest structures outside of a town. A farm without a barn is unworkable, even unthinkable. Barns serve many purposes: shelter for animals, storage for animal feed, shelter for large farming equipment, workshops. New barns are impressive (and often expensive) buildings. We once visited a horse barn here in Oregon that had crystal chandeliers for lighting and padded leather stalls for the horses. It was not the typical horse barn, of course. We have also visited barns that included small housekeeping apartments or offices. I know …
- Sutherlin resident and Pearl Harbor survivor recalls infamous day; local remembrance ceremony cancelled
- Publisher’s Notebook: Isn’t it better to do or sell something than to beg?
- Crafters brave snow, ice to attend annual Douglas County Christmas Craft Fair
- Roseburg hunter tags record whitetail buck
- Branch out from the usual Christmas trees