More Amish Images

One night we were on our way to church and I happened to have my camera with me.

I was riding in the back seat and my Dad was driving.

We came up behind this Amish buggy just before the crest of the hill.  So we had to plod along behind them till we could see.  I decided to take one of those pot shots even though I didn't think it would turn out very well.

It was raining so you can see spot on the windshield and just as I snapped it a car popped up over the hill from the other way and photo bombed my capture. 

All in all I didn't think it turned out to bad. It is cropped quite a bit to cut out the car hood.

I think the look on the boys face is priceless.

 linking with Our World Tuesday.

If you drive around Central Pa and you see a beat up travel trailer, mobile home or just an old building sitting out in a field.......chances are it's an Amish chicken coop. The chickens run loose in the fields during the day and then roost in them overnight since they are often a distance from the main farm buildings. 

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Comments

TexWisGirl said…
really for chickens? interesting.
You take wonderful pictures! I especially like your header.
Gail Dixon said…
I wonder what that little boy is thinking! Love this capture. How funny that the Amish raise chickens in trailers. I guess that's one way to repurpose them.
Yogi♪♪♪ said…
Great job. I guess even Amish kids get bored.
Roan said…
That boy sure looks happy to be sitting between his two sisters. A chicken coop. Who would have thought! Great post! Thanks for linking up!
Linda W. said…
Ha, ha, typical little brother expression! I love it. Didn't know the Amish use old trailers as chicken coops. You learn something new every day! :)
PerthDailyPhoto said…
Yup! That expression says it all :) Love the contrast between the buggy and the car coming over the hill.
ladyfi said…
What a great shot of that boy in the carriage.
Wonderful capture of the bored Amish boy. I wonder if he teases his sister's when nobody is looking! :) How interesting about the Amish chicken coops. I've been looking for a vintage trailer, but I'll be wary of one from Amish country! lol! xo Karen
Mascha said…
Great chicken coop -
Yes, the faces ... maybe because it's raining or they want to doing anything now... maybe because she was not quite satisfied with their life in modern times?
I'm living a very simple modest life, but I do from my own decision ... while me as a child, many things have been imposed by the parents, with whom I was very unhappy and I was always geek in school (but my parents haven't understood why more adjustment for me would have been very important) - that was a bad time -
Well, I know too little about Amish life, I cannot judge something, thats are just my thoughts when I see this picture.
Dianne said…
I love the Amish capture and I don't think those car lights distract from your subject. It's lovely.
So interesting - the Amish must be a regular sighting for you but I have only seen them on films!
orchid Miyako said…
Oh, I DO think the face of the boy is really priceless as well♡♡♡ Sorry that as a Japanese, I don't have much knowledge about Amish; but fun to read that the travel trailer might have been a chicken coop ;-)

Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*
Priceless Amish photo!
Debby Ray said…
What a great shot! Sometimes the ones taken from cars actually become some of the best captures. I do "drive bys" quite often :)
The look is priceless! Who knew old travel trailers were used as chicken coops.
Rose said…
Oh, I love that first shot! Great for shooting through the front windshield...

And never thought of a travel trailer for a chicken coop!
i wonder what the little boy is thinking? ha. ha!! ( :
Brian King said…
We have some here in Kentucky though not in my area. The boy looks a bit bored!
HOOTIN ANNI said…
That is such a great image...if they tell us a picture paints a 1000 words...I bet this boy is thinking along those lines.

Great post.
Al said…
That's a fun shot. I don't think I've ever seen an Amish buggy in real life.
Karen said…
We have Amish in our area. That's a neat shot of the children.
Arija said…
A novel but effective chicken coop.
Love the dreamy look on the buoy's face.
Stephanie said…
Hmm, good way to recycle old trailers I suppose. Quite an interesting concept!
I don't think I've ever seen the back of an Amish buggy open before, great photo Felicia. And love the old trailer chicken coop, the ultimate in recycling!