I stumbled across a small abandoned house while driving through the Missouri countryside. I pulled into the overgrown driveway and fast realized the little home offered much more. The home hide what was once a dairy farm and restaurant, judging by the remains. During the winter the silo has the remains of a painted logo, and a wire milk crate full of molded labels gave me the name and a place for some research. Unfortunately, my research has come up empty-handed. The owner is recently deceased and only one mention of the business is from a newspaper article from the 1950’s. The news article praised the owner of the “modern” dairy farm for the use of air conditioning. This place draws me in time and time again. During the summer is the best time to visit, I think, the vines just about cover the house and building in bright green leaves, and the red rust stands out a little brighter. The only hazard to this explore are the birds that take up residence inside the buildings every summer. This is yet another beautiful abandonment I wish I had more information on, and truly hope one day soon, someone will claim this property and put it back in use.
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