Porter's Porker's barn -- Hobart St at US 24, Glen Elder KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 39° 30.355 W 098° 18.392
14S E 559619 N 4373151
Quick Description: The picturesque and alliterative Porter's Porkers barn at the corner of Hobart Street and the US 24 on the north edge of Glen Elder KS.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2013 4:47:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMGX9E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 1

Long Description:
Porter's Porker's gave us a guffaw as we left Glen Elder KS.

The barn is made from local post rock limestone with a wooden roof wide enough for a logo, pig painting, product catalog, and catchy slogan.

Blasterz, being from Texas, know more about cows than pigs. That knowledge has been obtained by cultural osmosis and long hours eating barbecue, since Blasterz are urban Texans. But we are not completely computer-illerate, so we used the Inter-web to learn that when Porter's Porker's says they are a commercial gilt supplier, this does NOT mean they make golden pigs. It DOES mean that they specialize in selling young female pigs (gilts) who have not had a litter of piglets yet.

So there you go!
Construction: Brick

Is this a 'working' barn?: Hay Barn (used to store hay or grains)

Distinctive Features: Barn Art (tell us about it below)

Other Distinctive Features:
A distinctive painted pig and a catchy busines name on a picturesque post rock limestone barn


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