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We’re taking down an old and rotting barn; perhaps “garage” might be a better term. Blue metal siding, faded long ago, has not come easy; this I can confirm. The timbers, cut when measurements were real, provide a clue to estimates of age. The wood is likely oak, extremely rough; the cost in today’s terms is hard to gauge. Another building will replace this one; I’m not sure it will stand the test of time, but this one’s days are definitely done. I would replace it too, if it were mine. The metal roof came off, all rusted out; The joists and rafters, all that now remain. I’ll hit it hard tomorrow with no doubt the effort will be worth the aches and pains.

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Date: 4/26/2022 11:58:00 PM
Judging from the picture, I thought this old roof might be retooling for solar paneling. ~ just a-thinkin'
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Date: 4/27/2022 4:57:00 AM
I think the siding was all that was holding things up - several of the posts are completely rotted. Kind of amazed a strong wind hasn't taken it out