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Norris Farm, Tractor Shed-Combine Barn, .5 mile west of County Road 857 & .25 mile east of, Cheat Neck, Monongalia County, WV



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HB1297935
BWPhotos 381804

HB1297936
BWPhotos 381805


Item Title
BWPhotos 381805

Location
.5 mile west of County Road 857 & .25 mile east of, Cheat%252525252BNeck%252525252Bvicinity, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-298-C
Significance: The tractor shed/combine barn is an example of an early-twentieth century agricultural outbuilding that contributed to the operation of a large farm in the region. With changes in agricultural practices, older tractor sheds are becoming rare as they are being replaced by more modern facilities or left to deteriorate. Modern development is also contributing to the disappearance of older agricultural outbuildings. As this development takes over agricultural lands, existing agricultural outbuildings are quickly disappearing.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Agriculture
Sheds


Related Names
Shelley, Robert, Photographer
KCI Technologies, Incorporated, Delineator
Parker, Margaret Bishop, Historian
Walls, Gail Lin, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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