As a city boy, old barns don’t draw me in as much as old houses do. But I noticed and photographed these barns as I bicycled across Indiana.
This dilapidated barn is on an original alignment of the National Road west of Dunreith.
I stopped to rest near this barn in Henry County.
In Hendricks County, this is the barn that accompanies the gorgeous Rising Hall home that I’ve featured on this blog before.
This old barn is right up against the road in Putnam County.
This barn is part of Kastle View Farms, a Hoosier Heritage Homestead, meaning it has been in the same family for more than 100 years.
Advertising was once commonly painted onto barns. Part of an advertisement remains on this barn in Putnam County near Putnamville.
This striking green barn is in Clay County.
Here’s another view of the green barn.
Finally, near Cloverland in Clay County stands this old barn that looks like it may have been used as a store at some point.
I’ve driven the National Road from its beginning in Baltimore, MD to its end in Vandaila, IL. To read everything I’ve ever written about it, click here.