The Horse Sign

Maasdam Barns

The outdoor sign depicting Louis D'Or, reportedly the world's largest Belgian horse

A photo taken in about 1935, next to the Mare Barn.   Jacob's daughter Marie with Louis D'Or,
reportedly the world's largest Belgian horse.
Aunt Marie with Louis D'Or, reportedly the world's largest Belgian horse.

The Mare Barn, during Open House, Oct 8, 2011.  The sign is the same size as the actual horse.
The Mare Barn, during Open House, Oct 8, 2011.

Another old photo.  A helper with Louis D'Or, world's largest horse.
A helper with Louis D'Or, world's largest horse.

The sign has a lot of information on it (taken during Open House, Oct 8, 2011).
The sign has a lot of information on it (during Open House).

The sign greets visitors as they enter the farmyard.   The Stallion Barn is in the background-left.
This sign greets visitors as they enter the farmyard.

The other side of the sign, with the Mare Barn in the background.
The other side of the sign, with the Mare Barn in the background.

Certificate of Registry for Louis D'Or, world's largest horse.  (Click on the image to enlarge).
Certificate of Regisitry for Louis D'Or, world's largest horse.

Louis D'Or pedigree papers.  (Click on the image to enlarge).
Louis D'Or pedegree papers.

The text side of the sign.
The text side of the sign.

More text.
More text on the sign.

Photos by Jeff Fitz-Randolph, except Maasdam family photos.

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