REDISCOVERING MYSELF THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

Monday, April 23, 2012

A Road Runs Through It

When Foothill Road near La Grande, Oregon was built, it divided several farmhouses from their barns.  I always find that interesting, but I'm sure there's an explanation.   The result: barns are right at the edge of the road.  I'm re-joining Tricia's Barn Charm after skipping for a few weeks.


17 comments:

Carletta said...

Right by the road they are often hard to photograph I've found but you captured this one beautifully!
Love the composition with the curved road and a hint of what's ahead.

heyBJK said...

Love this barn, Evelyn! The red and the metal roof are fantastic!

Linda said...

Wow - that one really is right on the road! That is a little too close for my comfort - but nice shot of the barn! Definitely don't need the zoom lens for this one!

Mari said...

What a nice barn! It's in great condition - love that fence and the doors. How strange to have the road run between house and barn.

Beth said...

what a beautiful barn. gosh i hope no one every runs into it. so close to the road. (:

Tanya said...

wow, now that is REALLY on the edge of the road! that happens here too...i always think what a pita it must be for the owner! although the distance is still the same, just the thought of crossing the road seems a pain....love the image though!

Kathy said...

I presume the barn was there before the road! They certainly didn't leave much of an easement.

TexWisGirl said...

wow! that one is cutting it CLOSE! yikes! i'd have hated that with a passion!

Amy Burzese said...

You aren't kidding! A beautiful barn though.

Nani said...

The barn IS the shoulder! But such a beautiful red and great barn!

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

That's a gorgeous barn, but, that's ridiculously close, I wouldn't feel safe inside the way people fly by when driving... No way!
They really shouldn't be allowed to build a road so close, that's awful!

Glad you're back & thanks for joining, Evelyn! =)

Rose said...

I always feel sorry for people that have roads come through and destroy their dreams...or come through and widen till the road is almost against the house. This is a beautiful barn...I am least glad that it did not have to be torn down.

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Bridget Larsen said...

hahhahaa that is really funny, wonder if the residents put up a protest

Candy C. said...

I love your picture of this beautiful barn! That is just crazy that they put the road right up against it though!

bailey-road.com said...

That is such a pretty red barn!

Elaine said...

Beautiful barn, but just a wee bit too close to the road to my way of thinking.

Carole said...

Years ago we looked at a property with five acres and the house on one side of the road, the barn and another five across the road. We couldn't even imagine doing that. lol

I've seen some barns close to the road, but never quite that close.

Fabulous shot. :-)

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