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Barn and Silo
Barn and Silo
As dairying became a primary industry in Wisconsin in the 1900s, dairy barns and silos appeared throughout much of the stateís rural landscape and the dairy farmstead became a romantic icon of the state. Wisconsin has a diverse physical landscape including big cities, small towns, farm fields and pastures, and northwoods forests; yet in 1998 state officials selected a Wisconsin dairy farm as the representative image for the official state sesquicentennial stamp.
Tom Nee farm, Richland County, Wisconsin, 1976.
WHS Visual Materials Archive,WHi (X3) 43398