The homesteads were few and far apart; here and there a windmill gaunt against the sky, a sod house crouching in a hollow.
Some years had passed since that day—and the other day, too, at the sod house.
A sod house was found occupied by two English families who received the party most hospitably.
As for comfort in the cold winter the dug-out and sod house were not so bad when properly built.
We pitched camp eight miles from town, near a sod house and well.
Here he secured work, saved some money, and bought a homestead in Bradford Township, and erected thereon a sod house.
It was a sod house, he found, built against a sharp knoll, which no doubt formed its rear wall.
We had fired at it over and over until we had cut a gap in the corner of the sod house.
There was a pig in the pen and a flock of hens in the sod house.
The work of building the sod house began soon after the morning meal, and by night had made substantial progress.