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Tulare County Museum in Mooney Grove Park
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 08:04 AM UTC
We recently drove to central California and visited Tulare County Museum in Mooney Grove Park, Visalia, California. Down the street from Visalia Hobbies

Interesting collection of stuff including an electric HO train layout, relocated full scale Blacksmith shop packed with tons of stuff and a historical collection of various barbed wire design samples.






This sign reads like this, but the button did nothing:





There was a full scale and relocated Blacksmith shop on the property as well:




The barbed wire display:







… and all of this is right down the street from Visalia Hobbies . . .





JPTRR
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Posted: Monday, May 30, 2016 - 06:16 AM UTC
Hey KoSp1,

Great set of photos! Thank you. That layout looks well done.

Do you have more shots inside the blacksmith shop?

Thanks again.
KoSprueOne
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Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:18 PM UTC
Hey there. Thanks. Yes, I'll look for a few interesting ones and post here late.





KoSprueOne
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Posted: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 08:15 AM UTC
It's basically a dusty storage shed of interesting old artifacts now so I took these pictures through the windows

enjoy…













JPTRR
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Posted: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 12:01 AM UTC
Excellent study of a blacksmith shop. Thank you.