Monday, January 2, 2012

Barn Charm

This is yet another barn from the weekend Hubby and I spent in October in the surrounding countryside near Cass, West Virginia. Enlarge the photo to see the way the barn boards were hung on the diagonal. You can look through the hayloft opening and see the light streaming through the boards on the backside of the barn. A small glimpse of a built-in wooden ladder can be seen through the left side opening as well as some support beams.
Wishing all my readers a very Happy New Year!
Linking to Tricia's Barn Charm.

29 comments:

diane b said...

A picturesque old barn. Happy New Year too.

Southwest Arkie said...

Lovely old barn and still working I see. I like the pattern of the wood on the front.

Andy said...

Someone did a lot of extra work when decide to have the boards on a angle.

Dianna said...

Let's see: I'll have to look back in my archives and see if I have this one...! ;)
Very pretty shot with the golden grass/crop in the front and green trees in the background.
Those train ride weekends really supplied us with lots of barn photos, didn't they??

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I swear....I would LOVE to see all these kinds of scenes you share with your Barn Charm posts. Around the city, you just don't see the beauty of the countryside.

Thanks for visiting.

Tanya said...

love those diagonal lines...did you get snow? it missed us :(

TexWisGirl said...

i LOVE the way they did those barn boards!!! so fancy! :)

Jientje said...

This is a yet another photogenic barn you have there Carletta, I SO enjoy this series!
Happy New Year to you too!

Gattina said...

Looks like a very old barn ! I love barns I find them romantic !

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Please come on over to RUBY TUESDAY 2 and leave your link!

JunieRose2005 said...

Love this one! These are my favorite scenes to capture! You seem to have a lot of cool country scenes within your reach! You are lucky! I hope these old barns never disappear....but of course, they will!

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

Oh I love it when they turn the boards like that... makes it that much more beautiful! I bet there's lots to see inside that ol barn!

Thank you very much for joining, much appreciated! =)

George said...

This is a very charming barn. The diagonal boards were the first thing I noticed, even before I read your comments. I like all the detail in the enlarged photo.

Rose said...

I noticed the diagonal slant to the boards right away. I think that adds to strength.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Neat barn for Barn Charm.. I love seeing all of the different barns. Thanks for sharing.

Hugs,
Betsy

Jeannelle said...

Great barn find! Happy Barn Charm!

Lesley said...

The diagonal boards are certainly eye catching. But, am I the only one who thinks they are done the wrong way? Wouldn't they normally be pointing UP?

don said...

The enlargement revealed much more of the features of this fine barn shot. I really like the diagonal board construction. Nice one.

Maple Lane said...

Happy New Year, Carletta. This is a great barn and I love the diagonal boards.

Kim, USA said...

I see huge hays underneath ^_^ Happy New Year!

Barn Charm

Mari said...

What a neat looking barn! Nice find!

Pat said...

That really adds to the look of the barn! Nice catch!

icedgurl said...

trekking your lovely blog!!! thanks for sharing and keep posting! Happy New Year!

cheers!
..TREK..

Beth said...

What a wonderful barn. It has such terrific detailing! Thanks for pointing out what to look for--it was like looking at one of those hidden picture activities my kids used to do!:>) This is a beautiful setting and a great shot!

Genie said...

Did you guys get any sleep on that trip?????? I think you were up 24 hours a day with the old camera....only kidding, but couldn’t resist it. This is a fine find. Like the angles of the boards and the NO paint. Are you all surviving the cold. We are freezing over here. Going to Douthat the 2nd of Feb for 3 nights to do the yearly celebration of my birthday.....73 this year. Eloise will be here with Gene and mom. Cannot wait. Hope to hit WVA one day....will keep you posted...gotta see that darn barn. genie

Steffi said...

Great photo and post for SWF,Carletta!I hope you had a good start into the new year and have a nice weekend!

GRĂ˜NN FRYD HOS MONIQUE - said...

Interesting view with this type of building! So very different from everything I have seen before.

Gary said...

Batns are always interesting!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Judy said...

Truly a masterpiece!! I am always amazed when someone brings so much art to such an ordinary construction!!