The “Old Barn” in Ballymagorry, Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Most of my images have the history/story of each building or area attached. However once in a while a scene like this comes along. Ive looked everywhere online & asked many people but to no avail can I find the history of this old barn/mill. I guess the real reason is because its not famous or symbolic to many people living today, so it stands lonesome & hidden away in this field along an extremely quiet country road…
We may not know its history or stories etc but I can tell you that this old barn means the world to me. My friends & I spent our childhood/teens meeting up, playing & camping out etc inside this old building. Some of the best summers of my life were spent around here.
A few evenings ago I finally decided to return here after almost 20 years! Just to capture this image for my own personal collection. Instead of saving it for myself Ive instead decided to share it with you all. I believe that just because the history isn’t available or that this old building may only hold personal memories for a select few, isn’t a reason for others not to appreciate it