My First Homestead

Discussion in 'Natural, Temporary, and Permanent Shelter' started by randyt, Sep 10, 2019.

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  1. randyt

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    Back when I was a teenager, knocking on the door of my 20s I bought a chunk of property. Back then 11 thousand dollars bought 38 acres of backwoods Kentucky. I had saved up about a third and got it land contract.
    I eventually roamed north and ended up somewhere else. Sold the property to my brother and the rest is history. Do miss it though




    Anyhoo here is a photo of the cabin I built as a teenager.


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  2. TMT Tactical

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    Very nice. Good job there.
     
  3. F22 Simpilot

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    That's pretty impressive for a teenager. What year was that? I can't imagine that being my generation or the last two. Kids now a days are lazy and most probably couldn't even balance a check book.
     
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    mid 1980s
     
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  5. F22 Simpilot

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    Wow! I wasn't expecting that decade, but more like the 1950s or 60s.
     
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    another angle

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    it was used to catch rain water, it was a new tank never used for oil
     
  9. Pragmatist

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    Good morning Randy,

    Those 2 pictures are super !
     
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    Very impressive. Does your brother still own the property? Maybe you can renegotiate.
     
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  11. randyt

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    he sold it but like me wishes he hadn't
     
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    I always love looking at such pictures! Thank you for posting. I love seeing other people's innovation and ingenuity!
     
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