Thursday, May 28, 2015

Another Facelift

It's time for a bit of Throwback Thursday.
These pictures, taken about 1979, show three of the four original buildings on Bremer Farms when my in-laws were married in 1958.

On the left is the machine shed which was the only storage shed on the farm. The cute little hip-roofed building is the milk room. This is where the cans of milk were kept cold until the milk truck came for pick-up.  Lastly, on the right is the barn which was originally used to milk the cows. 

I recently told you about the facelift our barn received.
Now it's time for another facelift.

 After years and years of scraping and painting, scraping and painting...   
 The machine shed doesn't look like this anymore. 

 Presenting the "new" shed!

 Our "new" shed hasn't served as the machine shed for a long time. Machinery has gotten much too big to fit in this little shed. It's now used for maintenance supplies, feed storage, and we even let Sara and Michael claim some space! 

P.S.- Here is what this shed looked like the last time we scraped before painting... Why am I showing you this?
The peeling paint of this shed is what you see as my blog background. I like looking at it surrounding my blog posts, but on the shed...not so much. 


  1. Wow! Your newly renovated shed looks fantastic. You did great with painting, and it totally revamped the place. Thank you for showing it to us. I hope to hear more about your farm upgrades soon, Jan!

    Refugia Stein @ Container Domes

    1. Thanks. We are very happy with how it turned out, and no more painting either. Yippee!