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The Milkhouse was another donation from our neighbor Jean McElheney. It was a working milkhouse on her family's dairy and grain farm.  She needed to move it or tear it down to make way for a new Morton building.  We happily took the building off her hands!  See the story behind it below.
THE MILKHOUSE STORY


Pulled Off


The Milkhouse is pulled off its foundation and former home with our neighbor Allan Sieck's BIG white truck.












Leaving Home

Off its foundation, the Milkhouse is successfully on its way to its new home at Farmhouse Life.












Slow Moving

The "slow moving" sign on the back of the building is almost a joke.  As he followed the move, Kevin couldn't keep up in his Farmall C tractor!












Tight Turn

The turn by our home's 1000 gallon gas tank was a bit too close for my liking, but both Allan and Kevin had no doubts that the building would make the tight turn safely.











Just Waiting

The Milkhouse now waits near our south pasture.  We're still formulating plans for its remake into a cozy guest cottage for two ...


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