Milk shed

Milk shed
The milk shed was used to store dairy products on the farm and to keep them cool. This wooden milk shed stands not even six feet high with a raised tin roof to keep the structure sheltered and cool. Wrapping around the inside of the building are two shelves on which the milk pails and other dairy products are to be stored. Milk sheds were used on the farm before the days of indoor refrigeration. Early 20th century. The accompanying video describes the structure. Date approximated.
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Tobacco Farm Life Museum
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Tobacco Farm Life Museum
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