The legend continues.  

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Uploaded: 04/10/14 1:06 AM GMT
The legend continues.
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Here's a bit of nostalgia, this is a rebuild of the original settler's cabin that had stood on this spot since the mid 1800's. The old cabin caved in from age and weather a few years ago, and the rancher that owns the land decided to build a facsimile of it on the same spot. They built it over the past few months. One thing to note is that the top front log on the left was one that had been felled by a beaver, you can see the teeth marks. Another bit of info is that the logs used are Osage Orange from local trees. The wood is dense and rock hard, so it will last for many, many years. Many fenceposts can still be seen in this part of the country that were made of Osage Orange, it stands up to the elements very well over time. The stone structure to the left is a root cellar/storm shelter that is being rebuilt as well. My dad took me to see the original cabin when I was a boy, and I think it is fantastic that the current landowner has kept this peice of history alive, kudos to him for doing so!


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04/10/14 1:51 AM GMT
Thanks for sharing the Image and Info on the Cabin and Wood Larry...very interesting to read.
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This Image GRABBED my EYE. That's Why I Stopped By. Thanks For Sharing ! Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience
04/10/14 1:09 PM GMT
I'm glad to hear that this one is build to last. When can I move in? LOL. Excellent shot!
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04/10/14 7:55 PM GMT
Beautiful cabin and beautiful setting Larry. I love that there are still people who remember and honor the past and can afford to do this.
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Life is a Constant Audition
04/11/14 7:40 AM GMT
Very interesting! The Osage orange tree grows in my area as well, but I didn't know about the wood, just the fruit that seems a nuisance. With the wood being so hard, those beaver must have really sharp teeth! Thanks for sharing the photo and the history.
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04/14/14 10:21 PM GMT
I really like this post, the narrative is wonderful, and I agree that kudos go to the landowner who is behind the rebuild replica. This could do well in the current contest. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫

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