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Allis-Chalmers Barn Quilt - Bluewater Township, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers
N 43° 28.220 W 081° 38.105
17T E 448631 N 4813242
Quick Description: While cruising along Goshen Line keep your eyes open for this barn quilt, set back a ways from the road.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 3/2/2019 8:07:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM105FV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
Allis-Chalmers was a U.S.-based manufacturer of all types of equipment including agriculture tractors and balers. It operated from the mid-1800s through to the 1990s. It seems that Allis-Chalmers barn quilts dot the landscape around North America to pay homage to the company. Interestingly, the company seemed to be a bit ahead of its time. According to Wikipedia ( In 1959, Allis-Chalmers demonstrated a 15 kW fuel cell tractor across the US at state fairs. This was the first fuel-cell-powered vehicle. Potassium hydroxide served as the electrolyte. The original AC fuel cell tractor is currently on display at the Smithsonian.
Your Visit:
Just a quiet country drive and noticed this brightly painted quilt.

Type of Barn: Barn still in use

Visit Instructions:
Please include one picture of the barn with the quilt.
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