Perfect Little Marin County Farm Building

Shot this photo last night on my way back from radio interview in Santa Rosa. There are farm buildings here and there in the Marin countryside that make me happy. Like this little pump house (on the McIsaac Ranch near Tocoloma), they are perfect in their form/function practicality and grace. A (black and white) photo I shot of this same building over 40 years ago is on page 42 of Shelter (published 1973).

2 Responses to Perfect Little Marin County Farm Building

  1. Bug says:

    Lloyd, thanks for hoofin it over the hill for the interview on KSRO 1350, Reclamation Road Radio on the Drive w/Jaxon . . . it was fun. And as for beautiful patina'd structures such as these, i cherish them as do you, like a saddlebacked barn on the skyline and as Eric Sloane said in his great book An Age of Barns, “the beauty of wood in the state of pleasing decay is one of Natures special masterpieces!” cheers
    bug

  2. also all over California are the boxed in water towers. I just loved these…..a few still around…some converted to tiny living quarters…hummmmm you might be able to find a few.

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