Then And Now Personal Checks - Tucked between rolling hills and sprawling fields are some of the largest, oldest and easily recognizable structures of the countryside. Barns come in all shapes, sizes and colors and serve different purposes depending on the farm. Some are used for storing equipment while others are the indoor home to animals. This distinctive building is the centerpiece of this personal check collection. The sunny photographs showcase barns new and old, from then and now, in four scenic shots.