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Re: GSBN:Photos of bales and stacks



Thanks Kim. I'll add this to the growing list of "mythic structures" I've
heard or am hearing about.

Joyce

on 7.9.2006 3:51 PM, kim thompson at shipharbour@...:

> Hi Joyce,
>
> I understood that there was a very interesting hog barn built using
> giant round bales in Alberta a few years ago. It was unplastered as I
> remember and had a silo roof plunked on top. The intention was to
> create a temporary structure, but I believe it served shelter for
> some years. I don't have more info than that.... perhaps it is one of
> those mythic structures we love to spin tales about.
>
> kim
>
>
>
> On 6-Jul-06, at 11:19 AM, Joyce Coppinger wrote:
>
>> Thanks for adding to the list of words meaning straw. I didn't see an
>> attachment showing round bales. Do you ever used round bales for sb
>> construction? We've rebaled a few round bales into square bales for
>> construction, but I don't know of anyone who has used round bales
>> for walls.
>> I can't imagine why one would do this.
>>
>> Appreciate the help!
>>
>> Joyce
>>
>>
>> on 7.5.2006 6:26 PM, Bohdan Dorniak & Co Pty Ltd at
>> bdco@...:
>>
>>
>>> Hi Joyce
>>> Another name for straw is "soloma" is it Ukrainian for straw!
>>>
>>> I'm enclosing some "useless" rolled round bales that we have quite
>>> a few
>>> here in SAust
>>>
>>> "interesting but stupid!"
>>> regards
>>> Bohdan
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Joyce Coppinger" jc10508@...
>>> To: "GSBN" GSBN@...
>>> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2006 12:02 AM
>>> Subject: GSBN:Photos of bales and stacks
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>
>>>> We're beginning to work on the annual resource guide for
>>>> publishing in
>>>> December 2006 (Note the change in month of publishing from
>>>> September to
>>>> December to follow a calendar year).
>>>>
>>>> For the cover, we'd like to include photographs of the different
>>>> types of
>>>> haystacks and strawbales around the world, and include the word
>>>> "straw" in
>>>> as many different languages as we can. If you have jpg or tiff
>>>> files (300
>>>> dpi) black and white or color that you'd like to share for this
>>>> purpose,
>>>> please send as soon as you can.
>>>>
>>>> Your help will be greatly appreciated!
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Joyce
>>>> -------
>>>> Joyce Coppinger, Managing Editor
>>>> The Last Straw journal
>>>> GPFS/TLS, PO Box 22706, Lincoln NE 68542-2706 USA
>>>> 402.483.5135, fax 402.483.5161
>>>> thelaststraw@...
>>>> www.thelaststraw.org
>>>>
>>>>
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