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  • This simple stand stood in the shadows of the late afternoon sun -- wall-less and dirt-floored, a simple wood structure painted deep green -- mostly roof -- reminiscent of barn boards and with generous wood benches loaded with premium produce.

    Steve Poses: On the Road: Farm Stands of the Hudson River Valley, NY

  • The players, along with scores of others fleeing the waves, spent the night huddled in the frigid dirt-floored field house.

    Baseball Helps Japanese Town Mend

  • He grew up in dirt-floored cabins in the Tennessee forest.

    An Inexplicable Gift for Fame

  • The parlor of the Roose house was simple, dirt-floored and bare-windowed.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • He passes beneath an arched entryway, its portcullis raised, and strides down a dank, dirt-floored tunnel that dips beneath the coliseum walls, then rises gradually, opening out onto a bullring circled by tier upon tier of stone benches.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • The language school placed us with a family whose two room dirt-floored house was divided between their living space (including an open cooking fire) and student residents like us.

    Valerie Tarico: Living in Hand-Me-Downs

  • Mawai now has a tiny Chinese-made hydro turbine in the stream just outside his dirt-floored home.

    Mekong Flows Along Troubled Myanmar's East

  • He passes beneath an arched entryway, its portcullis raised, and strides down a dank, dirt-floored tunnel that dips beneath the coliseum walls, then rises gradually, opening out onto a bullring circled by tier upon tier of stone benches.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • He would need to finalize renovation plans with the city but already has approvals from the Landmarks Commission to excavate a dirt-floored basement for duplexes, to add roof terraces and to alter some stained glass windows.

    Brooklyn's St. Elias on Block

  • A real big dirt-floored space lit only by a few bare bulbs hanging here and there, a mostly empty space except for some crates, a small cage with a monkey inside—actually a mean-looking sort of monkey I knew from the Discovery Channel—baboon? was that the name?

    To Fetch a Thief

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