A Photographic Study of All Things West Virginia

Barn Loft Window

I’ve always been intrigued by the homemade wooden handles and latches you find on old barns/sheds etc.  To me they represent in some small way the self reliance and ingenuity of older generations.

The image that follows shows a barn loft window, complete with a rudimentary but effective latching mechanism, shot along Broad Run Road in Roane County, WV.

Broad Run Road, Roane County, WV


2 responses

  1. elmediat

    Beautiful texture and pattern. Well done.

    August 10, 2011 at 12:26 am

  2. lilacwonder

    Awesome photo and I love the simplicity of the barn loft window. Nice job of capturing it!

    August 9, 2011 at 10:33 pm

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