Found in a Barn: Rare Cracker Jack Baseball Poster

March 15th, 2018|Found in a barn, History|

Cracker Jack snacks are an iconic American food. Many people still enjoy the sweet tasting popcorn and nut delight and it has been associated most in Americana with the sport of baseball. Cracker Jacks are sold at many ballparks still to this day and are immortalized in the song “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” [...]

Found in a Barn: The CIA forgets about documents in a barn

February 13th, 2018|Found in a barn, History|

Love them or hate them the CIA has done a lot to keep this country safe but they are one of the most mysterious organizations in the world. They are not perfect by any means and they do occasionally get forgetful. In recent times that led to a very embarrassing situation in New York. Head [...]

A Citroën prototype found in a barn

November 14th, 2017|Found in a barn, History|

The Nazi conquest of Europe came quickly in 1940. That meant that many French companies had to destroy the fruits of their labor lest they fall into German hands and be used against them. The car manufacturer Citroën decided it did not want to destroy the prototype of their next vehicle, the 1939 Deaux Cheveaux [...]

Finding the King’s hog in a barn

September 28th, 2017|Found in a barn, History|

For anyone who buys a farm with a barn on it or is tasked with clearing out a barn there is always a great moment of suspense when the doors are opened for the first time to reveal the inside. What will be in there? Will the barn be hiding a rare car or airplane [...]