These photos of the James Taylor (1762-1841) farm in Tipton are from the collection of the late William Barger of Altoona, a longtime provider of photos for the Yesteryear column. Barger died Jan. 29. The top photo shows the James Taylor family and barn, circa 1910. At left are Blanche and Zura Taylor, circa 1910. Zura was Barger’s mother.

Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be included. Photos must be 30 years old or older and should be sent to Yesteryear, Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603, or delivered to the Editorial Department. Photos also can be emailed to community@altoonamirror.com. For more information, call Brenda Carberry, community news coordinator, at 946-7459.