COB Photo Challenge 2016, Week 13…vintage lawn ornament

Posted: March 27, 2016 in Cee's Photo Challenges
Tags: , , ,

My dad grew up on a Nebraska farm.  Not long after my grandfather died, my dad retired and my parents moved to Arizona, taking along a lot of old farm equipment that wasn’t sold with the farm.  This “lawn ornament” graces their front patio along with an old metal tractor seat.  I like the dinosaur/sci-fi look of it.

For more oddball photos, visit Cee’s blog.  A direct link to this week’s challenge will be up once it’s available.

© janet m. webb 2016

© janet m. webb 2016

Advertisements
Comments
  1. ledrakenoir says:

    I guess we have a bit the same “historical” background – have seen this kind of old farm equipment before, seen a lot… 🙂

    Excellent idea, very well captured… 🙂

  2. Dan Antion says:

    I like the detail photo. It’s fun to see these old pieces.

  3. Cee Neuner says:

    Hi Janet, fabulous photos of the old farm equipment. 😀

  4. Loved seeing this, Janet. It definitely has a dinosaur look about it. 🙂

  5. Believe it or believe it not J……..in MB’s very young days, MBs dad used a working horse to pull a plough in our largish vegetable garden to set potatoes, cabbages, etc, before we acquired a tractor. Assume that’s I plough I’m partially seeing? We later modified the plough to attach it to the tractor. Can remember one pre-tractor occasion, we borrowed a neighbour’s horse to do the ploughing. After doing about 2 ‘drills’ about 50M long each, the horse dropped stone dead in the garden. Not sure what explanation my dad was able to offer the neighbours! Regards.

    • I have good memories of being on the farm and “driving” the tractor, steering while my grandfather worked the pedals. There was no AC, not even an umbrella. It was a wonderful time. But farming is very, very hard work. Sorry about the horse. 🙂

      Happy Easter, cuz.

      janet

  6. pattisj says:

    Nice find. I like the detail shot.

  7. nowathome says:

    interesting shapes!

What do you think? I'd love to hear your thoughts on this, that or the other thing.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s