Tobacco Barns Preliminary Survey Adventures
This fall we plan to begin the full survey of tobacco barns inPittsylvania County. While most of the tobacco barns were built using rough cut logs with clay daubing between, the barns also display many differences.
The barn above has two diamond-shaped vents cut in the top planks and an abandoned VW Beetle guarded by cows
Old fingerprints in the clay daubing
Tobacco packhouse with donkey in background
Later stone foundation repair with donkey on guard behind trees
Two tobacco barns in a field of new tobacco plants
Caused by lightning?
Mr. Mahan standing beside a tobacco stringer under one of his barns