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Abandoned Family Farm
100 years ago my Great Grandparent's built a farm in rural Alberta, Canada. It is still there, falling down and neglected, but with so many stories to tell. I have visited twice in the last two years to document it.
POST ⇒ Canadian Homesteading: My Great Grandparent's Farm
In November 2010 I visited the farm for the first time in over 20 years. I found the barn and main house in major disrepair, but there were also artifacts and treasures laying around. It was magical.
PHOTO SET ⇒ First visit to the Family Farm in 20 years
November 2010: It was a cold day but I got some good interior and exterior shots of the two main buildings, the house and the barn.
VIDEO ⇒ Family Farm 2010
Exploring the farm with my Dad, who farmed there when he was 16. It was a cold day. The windmill began to turn inexplicably, without any wind.
POST ⇒ Return to My Great Grandparent's Farm
In July of 2011 I returned to the farm in the warm weather to get some more detailed pictures and to explore some of the out buildings.
PHOTO SET ⇒ Return to the Farm
July 2011: My second set of pictures from the farm are more detailed and document the out buildings and some of the old machinery and vehicles.
POST ⇒ Artifacts from the Farm: The House
I collected a bunch of items that had been forgotten, gently cleaned and photographed them on a white backdrop.
POST ⇒ Artifacts from the Farm: The Barn
The second set of items that I collected, cleaned and photographed.
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