tobacco barn


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tobacco barn

A barn used for curing tobacco leaves, with or without the addition of heat, by hanging them from a series of horizontal poles within the barn; occasionally called a tobacco house. Three common types of tobacco barns are designated by the curing process employed: air-cured, fire-cured, and flue-cured.
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The funding subsidized costs of gasoline and oil, wood for fuel, seedlings, tobacco barn repair and maintenance, and other needs of the tobacco growers.
And we all started to enjoy coming home from a night out without smelling like we'd rolled around in the ashtrays at Smoky Joe's tobacco barn.
It opened Tobacco Barn in 1997; a decade later, the company's c-store and fuel business expanded through its merger with Polk Oil Co.
When we moved onto our current property in March 2014, the only structure was a 100-year-old tobacco barn. We remodeled a 1969 Frolic camper to fit inside the barn and offer us privacy and protection from the elements.
An iconic North Carolina landmark for centuries has been the tobacco barn. The traditional barn has long been symbolic of the importance that tobacco has played to the Tar Heel economy since the late 1600s, so much that a North Carolina without tobacco barns, says one historian, would be like Holland without windmills.
The wood used upstairs was repurposed from a recycled tobacco barn. "So we've taken what we believe to be toxic--cigarettes--and we took all the wood, repurposed it, and used it in our homer Glass says.
The old tobacco barn roof leaks and desperately needs attention.
Police are looking for a suspected tobacco robber after two would-be crooks were nabbed breaking into a tobacco barn in the Burford area.
Then we made a sweep of the other barns--the long, tall tobacco barn, the cow barn, the creamery, and the icehouse.
He's created a replica of an Amish tobacco barn housing an eclectic collection: a little Jim Dandy, Economy garden tractors, crawler tractors, seed separators and cleaners, silage cutters and more.
Imagine finding a Lotus Elan under a pile of sheet metal in an old tobacco barn or uncovering an Austin-Healey only to discover it's the oldest one in existence or a Ferrari 330 GTC in the garage.