Once used for tobacco curing and storage these old barns are becomming relics of the past.
Usually found with metal roofs and painted black or left a natural gray.
Tobacco is subsidized not to be grown therefore little can be found growing in Kentucky today.
Once a top cash crop -- now just the barns are left as a reminder. These photos were taken in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. For NPR's story on tobacco barns as relics of the past click here.
Prairie Bluestem also has stories on Kentucky barns.
Comments or stories about barns welcome!