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Featured Blog Posts – August 2011 Archive (1)

Abandoned!

For some years now I have been taking photos of the old farms and homes in Kittson County. I have watched the weather and gravity take their toll. Many of these farm sites were very active for a hundred years and more. They sheltered two or three generations of the same family. In the last thirty years the pace of farm abandonment has picked up.  The children move away to begin their own lives and to find work that is no longer available in the county. The parents grow old and have no one to…

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Added by Glenn Browne on August 29, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

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