Wordless Wednesday: Barn Burning

On July 14th 1908, my great grand­fa­ther Nels Johnson’s barn burned to the ground.

The sto­ry goes that his son Wal­lace had a pony in the barn and that the first ani­mal that Nels saved was Wallace’s pony. My own curios­i­ty is piqued by the fact that they actu­al­ly had time to take these pic­tures.

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