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Blake Barn, All-State Barn Tour

Blake barn in 2013, before renovation.  The lean-to can be seen on the left side and rear of the barn.
Blake barn

The photo below of the Blake barn, taken Aug 19, 2015, shows that the lean-to section has been removed.  The lean-to was added in 1945, so was not part of the original barn, built about 1902.
Blake barn 2015 All-State Tour.

Blake barn in Sept 26, 2015.  This and photos below by Jeff Fitz-Randolph, 09-26-15.
Blake barn 2015.

Blake barn front (south side).
Blake barn 2015.

Blake barn close up.
Blake barn 2015.

Blake barn front.
Blake barn 2015.

Blake barn west side.
Blake barn 2015.

Blake barn north side.
Blake barn 2015.

(Looking north).  Feed and tools were stored on the west (left) side, stalls on right side.
Blake barn 2015.

(Looking north).  Horse stalls are on the east (right) side.
Blake barn 2015.

The stairs were installed recently to allow visitors to get to the loft.
Blake barn 2015.

In the loft, looking north.  Hay was stored in the loft.
Blake barn 2015.

The north end of the loft.
Blake barn 2015.

The south end of the loft.
Blake barn 2015.

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