May 2011, Show/Milking Barn

Maasdam Barns

Show/Milking Barn, May 2011

Volunteers will give the Show Barn a good clean-out inside.
Volunteers will give the Show Barn a good clean-out inside.

It is muddy because underground electrical wires were installed to connect the buildings.
It is muddy because underground electrical wires were installed to connect the buildings.

The sliding door on the left is being repaired, while recyclable wood is being carried out.
The sliding door on the left is being repaired, while recyclable wood is being carried out.

The refurbished window is given a more secure mounting.
The refurbished window is given a more secure mounting.

The Louden Bird-Proof Barn Door Track and Hangers are being removed for repair and a clean-up.
See the Louden door hanger catalogue page.
The Louden Bird-Proof Barn Door Track and Hangers are being removed for repair and a clean-up.

The Louden stanchion you see on the right was removed from an old barn in Monroe, along with a Louden Litter Carrier.
The Louden stanchion you see on the right was removed from an old barn in Monroe, along with a Louden Litter Carrier.

A heavy duty vacuum cleaner was used.  The first thorough cleaning since 1910?
A heavy duty vacuum cleaner was used.  The first thorough cleaning since 1910?.

What a difference a morning's work can make.  The trough, covered by boards, was for cow waste.
What a difference a morning's work can make.   The trough, covered by boards, was for cow waste.

Are we all finished?
Are we all finished?

Photos by Jeff Fitz-Randolph, May 14, 2011.

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