There’s a lot for the ferrophile (iron lover) at the Rural Life Museum in Baton Rouge. There are manufactured products, furniture parts, house parts, and a blacksmith’s shop. It took a while to decide how to sort the images since they are throughout the entire museum grounds.
There are several display boards of manufactured products like these:
Some really big bellows:
All sorts of interesting hardware in and on the buildings. Many of the buildings are from the same plantation so it would make sense that they may be of similar design and construction.
And finally, the smithy’s shop:
Click HERE to see all 35 pictures from the LSU Rural Life Museum.