I'm not sure what a barn is doing that close to the tracks of the AP&G. Perhaps Melmotte bought a right-of-way through the farmer's land.
The barn was built from a DynaModel kit. It used a textured rubber-like plastic for a sheet of shingles, which I didn't find very satisfactory, and on the whole I thought the model a little coarse. I got rid of it some years ago. The background is by Faller, the figures Preiser [GPL].
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