Monday, May 14, 2012

Apple Barn


During my trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains, I hiked to this apple barn located in the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. It's no longer actively used, except for storage, but is maintained as part of the old estate.







Linking to Barn Charm


43 comments:

Carole M. said...

very neat and tidy ..

CameraCruise said...

Great barn. I agree with Carole, very tidy.

Linda said...

We didn't hike in that area - Dan doesn't do well hiking in the mountains - but we did stop at that park. This is a very nicely kept barn to no longer be used!

Nancy said...

An amazing barn, Brian. I can't help but wonder what it looked and smelled like in it's hay day. :)

Tanya said...

i love this one! lucky you getting to get right up close to it!

Andrea said...

Very handsome barn ... I am curious. Apple Barn? It was used how? It is beautiful for whatever use and very well kept. Great pictures.

Andrea @ From The Sol

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Wow that is a big beautiful barn. Great shots of it Brian.

TexWisGirl said...

really like the cupolas and the horizontal siding. and the foundation shots are cool, too. don't get many hills here, you know, or stone anything.

EG CameraGirl said...

Wonderful old barn, Love the arches, the cupolas, the wooden shutters and doors... What's not to like? :))

Meggie said...

I love the photos with the stone retaining walls....

Linda said...

I love your photos! A fantastic old barn. Thanks so much for sharing.

Sall's Country Life said...

Beautiful photos! Love the earthy tones and how you can see mossy green on the foundation, the huge trees on the path, the golds and green in the rock walls! I can almost smell that old barn!

Tezzie said...

Love it! With only a wee bit of imagination, I'm seeing something resembling "Cider House Rules". Great find!

Debbie said...

WoW, every nook and cranny...i love the angles and perspective. nice place brian, you photographed it beautifully!!

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Locked up tight! I would love to see the inside of this one. It sure is well kept. Love the rock retaining wall.

Andrew said...

Wonderful to see... so different to my old barns.

Gillian Olson said...

Interesting and well maintained buildings.

Shaun_ShutterBug said...

Im sorry but i would so have to trey and find a way in for a poke about with the camera.

An excellent looking building though, Cheers for sharing

Shaun Valleys ShutterBug

Leenie said...

A very handsome building, and your photos do a fine job showing it off. For some reason I never thought about how apples are stored. We just stash spuds around here and they go in very unpicturesque cellars.

LB @ Bullets And Biscuits said...

Love all the "character" this barn has. Good job man, good job ;)

Genie said...

Your bar is so full of personality it is about to jump out of my screen. I LOVE it! The color and the design are unique. What a fine post. Kudos to you. genie

Carletta said...

What a lovely place!
From the looks of that sky you had a wonderful day for a hike.
You captured all the details of the barn beautifully! Thanks for sharing it with us.

Daniel LaFrance said...

Gorgeous! Great angles and composition.

Elaine said...

Beautiful place! I especially like the views around back, and the arched doorways in the stone foundation. Lovely photos!

darlin said...

Wow, this is very well maintained and to think it's used for storage purposes, it's bigger than my entire living space... but who'd want to clean a space this size on a weekly basis? ;-) Wonderful photos Brian, cheers.

Pamela Gordon said...

That is a beautiful barn. I like the soft grey colour and it looks like a stone foundation covered with cement. Great shots! Pamela

Ida said...

Wonderful Barn Shots. So happy that is seems to be well preserved and not run down.

Diane said...

Awesome photos, I can almost hear the peace and quiet! Diane

Mari said...

Beautiful barn! I love the arched doors. I also love your big photos!

The House at Bluebird Lane said...

Oh, how I love old barns! You sure capture some beauties and this one is no exception. Thanks so much for sharing! :-)

Faye said...

Worth the hike, Brian! I especially appreciate the shots from the sides that reveal the moss-dyed foundation and those rock walls that we all want.

barbara l. hale said...

Great lines on this barn and I love that arched door on the lower level. Good one!

Connie Smiley said...

You've photographed that old barn so beautifully. It's quite a structure; one can only imagine it in its glory days.

Jan n Jer said...

Nice barn...look that it's well cared for!

Keetha Broyles said...

I think I like the backside views of this one even better than the front.

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

I can't believe they're not using this beautiful barn... for something other than storage. It's gorgeous! Looks well maintained, too, except it needs a wash is all... I'd love to explore inside... I'd be like a lil kid running in & out of those cool, lower level doors & check out the rock wall! So cool!

Very cool & interesting addition, Brian, & thanks for joining =)

Deanna said...

Wow! I hope they keep maintaining her. She is a beauty!

bailey-road.com said...

What a great old structure. I can smell apples and wood smoke now!

Cheryl @ The Farmer's Daughter said...

These are stunning shots of this beautiful barn!

Betty Roan said...

This is a great barn and then add in the lines of the wood, the texture of concrete and rocks, along with the green grass and trees—wonderful!

Beth said...

This is awesome! I love the foundation and how the barn just seems to go on and on when you least expect to. I love that first photo looking through the trees at the barn. Wonderful photos--so glad you shared them.:>)

Holly from 300 Pounds Down said...

You're excellent at this. I am really enjoying the pictures you've taken . This is really awesome and reminds me of my Granny's place!

Rose said...

What a nice barn--looks good enough to live in. Almost anyway.