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Back to the Farm: 10 Breathtaking Photos of Barns Across Canada

Nothing screams “Canadian countryside” like a shot of a beautiful barn. From barns in pristine condition to ones in desperate need of some TLC, check out these stunning (and colourful) photographs snapped by Our Canada readers.

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Barn in St. Paul County, AlbertaPhoto: Rebecca Bromberge

An Ode to Rural Alberta

A weathered barn, rolling hills and a sky that goes on forever… Photographer Rebecca Bromberger captured the charm of rural Alberta in a single, stunning shot.

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Barn in AlbertaPhoto: Laurel Baron

Storm Clouds

This barn may have seen better days, but set against a dramatic backdrop of storm clouds, it’s beautiful in its own right. This striking shot was captured by Laurel Baron of Brooks, Alberta.

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Barn under Northern Lights in SaskatchewanPhoto: Ryan Wunsch

Striking Silhouette

Ryan Wunsch snapped this old barn in Saskatchewan against a spectacular show of Northern Lights.

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Red barn in a field of yellow sunflowersPhoto: Linda Swance

Happy Hues

This red barn sure does pop amidst a field of sunflowers. Thanks to Linda Swance for sharing!

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Barn in Western CanadaPhoto: Richard Main

Rustic Charm

Surrounded by swaying golden grasses, this battered barn maintains a sort of majesty. Richard Main of Thunder Bay, Ont., snapped this photo on a road trip through Western Canada.

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Red barn in snowy landscapePhoto: Christy Turner

Country Strong

These horses have it made! Canadian barns don’t get much prettier than this snow-capped beauty snapped by talented shutterbug Christy Turner.

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Barn in Swan Lake, AlbertaPhoto: Deb Sandau

Into the Woods

Photographer Deb Sandau stumbled upon this old barn in Swan Lake, Alberta. You can’t help but wonder who built it, and when it was last used… Definitely sparks the imagination!

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Benares Historic House in MississaugaPhoto: Karen Allin

Looking Good For Its Age

Karen Allin of Mississauga, Ont., writes: “This is the barn at Benares Historic House in Mississauga. The house was built in 1857 and the barn was built around the same time.”

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Red barn in lavender fieldPhoto: Norma Keith

You Can Almost Smell It!

If you breathe deeply, you can almost catch a whiff of that glorious lavender! Thanks to Norma Keith of Baltimore, Ontario, for sending in this lovely shot.

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Barn photography in snowy AlbertaPhoto: Helen Rempel

Frozen Over

Helen Rempel of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, writes: “While spending the weekend with my sister this past week in Alberta, I couldn’t help but get this amazing image of her snapping pictures with a barn in the distance in the fog.”

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Originally Published on ourcanada.ca