PreserveMoPhoto · Albums

Ralls SR79 b 051809

100_2547 100_2629 100_2630 100_2633 100_2634 100_3451 100_3637 100_3638 100_3638 100_3641 100_3642 100_3645 100_3646 100_3647 100_3650 100_3657 100_3657 100_4605 100_4608 100_5019

This is a collection of photos that were taken by Missouri Preservation's Bill Hart as he has traveled throughout the state helping Missourians preserve places that matter most to them.

He noticed the sheer number of barns as he traveled Missouri's roads, and also noticed the rapidity at which they were being lost. He started taking photographs and cataloging them by county and street so that we might have a visual record of what he saw. This collection represents the whole ball of wax - from beauty to barely existing - of the Missouri barns captured from 2008-2011.

In response to the need to advocate specifically for the barn and farmstead in Missouri as endangered resources, the Missouri Barn Alliance and Rural Network (Mo BARN) was incorporated. Mo BARN is working with the State Historic Preservation Office in conducting a statewide survey of barns and farmsteads and working to engage local preservationists to participate in the process. Write to missouribarn@yahoo for further information.

Note: Photographs are tagged by County Name, then town and/or road, then the letter in series, then date (e.g. Perry US61 a 050910)
Photographs in this collection are the property of the author and may not be used, copied or replicated without express written permission.

1075 photos | 1021 views



Would you like to comment?

Sign up for a free account, or sign in (if you're already a member).