Wisconsin's Vanishing Silos

Legacies in Stone, Brick, and Wood

Mid 19th Century Wisconsin Farmstead (Old World Wisconsin)
Mid 19th Century Wisconsin Farmstead (Old World Wisconsin)
When one thinks of Wisconsin farms, one imagines the red dairy farms and silos. However, in the early years of Wisconsin's history, farming was dominated by wheat production. The dairy farms and silos that dot the rural landscape did not exist until the1880's and 1890's.
Photography by Daniel Seurer