Loefer’s Acres

Loefer Acres
Hwy 59 (2 miles west of Eagle)

Ernest and Hazel Loefer Farm in 1958

Ernest and Hazel Loefer Farm- 1958

This land was originally homesteaded by Bridenbach in 1852. The Rudolps purchased the land in 1921, then sold it to Ernest and Hazel Loefer in 1927. Bob and Carol Loefer purchased the farm in 1979 and have owned it since then. Loefer’s Acres was originally an 85-acre dairy farm, but (as of 2009) continued to operate as a truck farm consisting of 82 acres. Federal land (the old Fleischman farm) abuts Loefer’s Acres. Rumor has it that two people who died from diphtheria were buried (with no stone markers) on the Loefer farm when it was owned by Bridenbach.

**information obtained by Carolyn Rosprim from informant, Bob Loefer

Bob and Carol Loefer Farm (a.k.a Loefer's Acres) in 2009

Bob and Carol Loefer Farm (a.k.a Loefer’s Acres)- 2009

Loefer farmhouse in 2009

Loefer farmhouse- 2009

Farm Equipment on Loefer's Acres in 2009

Farm Equipment

Loefer's Acres in 2009

Loefer’s Acres(1)- 2009

Loefer's Acres in 2009

Loefer’s Acres(2)- 2009

Loefer barns and buildings in 2009

Loefer barns and buildings- 2009

Loefer barn in 2009

Loefer barn- 2009

Loefer barn (alternate view) in 2009

Loefer barn (alternate view)- 2009

Buildings on Loefer farm in 2009

Buildings on Loefer farm- 2009

Loefer's Acres in 2009

Loefer’s Acres(3)-2009

Loefer's Acres (alternate view) in 2009

Loefer’s Acres(4)- 2009

Loefer's Acres in 2009 (alternate view of property)

Loefer’s Acres(5)- 2009

Loefer's Acres in  2009

Loefer’s Acres (view from road)- 2009

Loefer Farm in 2009

Loefer Acres(6)- 2009

Farm equipment on Loefer's Acres in 2009

More farm equipment- 2009

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