"The barn builds the house," the saying went. When homesteaders claimed their land, they spent more money and effort building their barns than their homes. The barn was a priority; it created stability on the farm.
Early Twin Falls photographer Clarence E. Bisbee arrived in 1906 to document the region’s progress, capturing images of early city life as well as life on the farm, including many barns.
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