Metal takeover -

The appearance of the barns changed, too, as the traditional wooden structures gave way to metal. So the stereotypical look of farms became less common, shifting to more functional materials. The old farms haven’t vanished, of course, even if these days you’re more likely to see a metal shed than a red barn and windmill. Photo Credit: Westend61/Getty Images

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