The East Bay of San Francisco and the Central Valley have an abundant supply of old barns nestled in their hills and valleys. Once upon a time this was farming country; now, houses have sprung up where orchards and fields once flourished. Ah, the simple life that used to be.
In the photo above you can see traffic on a rural road on one side of the barn and pasture. Old, and a mix of the new. I love that the barns and pastures are left to co-exist with the swirling world around them.
The beauty of this area is that I can easily see and feel the way it used to be
Farming, and raising cattle and horses are still a big part of this area
This is hardly a place that’s been staged. How long has that wagon wheel been propped there? An old part left to rust, being replaced with a bit of updated equipment
Part 2 tomorrow, to introduce you to some of the residents here at the barn.
Photos by Angeline M