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April 09, 2008

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Big Daddy

Zoinks!!

Red Stick Modern

There was recently a fire at Cinclare (of suspicious origin). I'm sure the man was there to monitor for firebugs.

Ten

Delurking to say you're right about those sugar cogs, though some of us "normal" folks have 'em, too. I'm in Bklyn (not a loft-dweller), and we brought back from Festival Acadiens a cypress dye used to make those things, thanks to the nice folks at the heritage museum.

Speaking of which, you should think of heading up to Lafayette for the festival in September; everyone can use a little Cajun time. Plus, you know, the Avery Island tour, which we never seem to actually do.

kartek

I always hate encountering people when I'm in the woods or other job sites. You never know the reaction of these random people. Some are cool and others...are not. So I have my three step process. 1. Act nonchalent as if you are not doing anything wrong even if potentially trespassing. 2. If #1 fails, then become Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm...sickly sweet, a bit ditzy, and overfriendly 3. If #1 and 2 fail, then apologize and escape immediately.

Jules

Cool pics!

bliss

yeah, i live right near there, the old guy actually wouldve let you tour the place.. theyre real nice, we always go ther to take pictures and such... keep up the abandoned stuff, it keeps me on the roll to knwo where to go graffiti!

bliss

yeah, i live right near there, the old guy actually wouldve let you tour the place.. theyre real nice, we always go ther to take pictures and such... keep up the abandoned stuff, it keeps me on the roll to knwo where to go graffiti!

me

colleem wonderful website but whats w/ the apolgize for slavery crap?is this art/poitics? please tread lightly w/ the politics in the deep dirty south. yeah there were slaves here a long time ago but that really doesnt involve either of us just snap the damn pictures

Amber

And "me" just reminded all of us that the "ignore it ever existed" attitude is alive & kicking.

Great pics, though! :-) I always pass Cinclair on the hwy and never thought about venturing inside...

ben

The above tractor did not witness slavery. Slavery in the US predates gasoline-powered tractors.

Chi

I go to school right next to Cinclare.
Glad it closed, sugarcane processing smells terrible.

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keep up the abandoned stuff, it keeps me on the roll to knwo where to go graffiti!

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Sabrina Garza

This is what we call a certified historic landmark right here! By looking at those pictures, I can imagine the people that had been working and bustling throughout the entire plantation in the past. It's kind of fun to think about it, especially the fresh and sweet smell of the sugar cane floating in the air. Wow! Anyway, I hope they can make this plantation operational again. The equipment can be replaced, and the building can still be renovated actually.

reg

INTERESTING COMMENT ON SLAVERY AND THE TRACTOR.....Actually as a child I my family that lived there until they closed the housing. It was a form of slavery because as a worker you rented their homes, purchased from their General store, and the majority of your income went back to the owners, there was little if any left. Children education was limited by harvest. Cinclare was their world. This was the 50's until closing (200?)....P.S sugar cane processing IS NOT A SWEET SMELL

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