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Posted 6 years ago


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Here are a few more houses, etc. in my neighborhood. The first is a shed that sits about 400 ft. down the road. I have never been it, but it looks good. Around here, old buildings tend to have nasty things hiding in them, black widow spiders, brown recluse spiders, scorpions, westerm diamondback rattlesnakes, hornets, wasps, killer bees(yes we have them here) and assorted other fun creatures. I have been scorpion stung numerous times and don't particularly enjoy it, and you will never out run mad hornets or bees. The only time to investigate them is when the temp is around freezing. Note the vintage farm implement.
I just threw the buzzards in.


  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    thank you Manikin EJW-54 & dermead
    You are correct dermead, I believe it was mooved at some time, around here many old houses are on post & beam, after many years the cedar posts rot and have to be replaced by concrete blocks.
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
    I would like that windmill, but I might be able to find one closer to home.
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    thank you walksoftly & Hedgewalker, I would like one too, but would have to take it apart to get it home. Some people around here still use them.
  4. junkmanjoe junkmanjoe, 6 years ago
    Great old Place! Looks Like Some Great Pickin!
  5. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    Thank you junkmanjoe.
    We have many places like this around here, this area is full of them. I used to do a lot of metal detecting, but just do not have the time anymore.
  6. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    thank you vintagemad
  7. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 6 years ago
    Keep in mind that those buzzards are collector's also. Don't fall down or you could become a collector's item. Hehehehehe! I like old buildings. Thanks.
  8. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    thank you very much fhrjr2, I will try to stay on my feet, however, at my age that gets more difficult all the time.
  9. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
    If I show up on your porch, would you show me around, lol, snake, spiders, bee and what-nots look out, Kerry's in town lol
  10. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    I'm with you kerry right behind the ya LOL after the snakes,spiders and other critters have been scared away ! What a super adventure into the past !
  11. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    Thank you very much Manikin, kerry10456, & PhilDavidAlexanderMorris. This is a good time of the year to go poking around, minimal creepy crawlies in winter. There is an unwritten rule around here, "When poking around, never, never put your fingers where you cannot see". Just follow that and you should be ok.
    As I travel around this area, I will continue to take photographs of interesting things to post.
    Thank you everybody very much for the interest, I am glad you enjoy them.
  12. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    Thank you very much havenrain
  13. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    Thank you very much BeauxPurdy & susanny
  14. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
    Some more of these great photo's Packrat please . I just love them !
  15. inky inky, 5 years ago
    I just love! that second house, looks like something we would like to and could get our teeth into and bring back to it's original splendour, they all have heaps of charactor, love them all......:-)
  16. ThriftyGypsy ThriftyGypsy, 5 years ago
    Hey packrat-place, how are you keeping the property values up ?!?!?!? Love those old buildings, looks like pickers heaven ! TG OF course, with some of those creatures you named off, I would'nt be doing much picking around there. TG
  17. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    What property values?
  18. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    Thank you for the love and the kind words Manikin.
  19. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    Thank you very much Poppop , inky, ThriftyGypsy, Vontrike , trunkman, Hems303 & blunderbuss2
  20. Celiene Celiene, 1 year ago
    Can you get a bug bomb in there first?
  21. Celiene Celiene, 1 year ago
    Are these like old sharecroppers shacks?
  22. martika martika, 1 year ago
    Where do you live? In ghost town? lol
    I love abandoned buildings too. At the same time I find them exciting, full of promise and creepy.

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