I Built Terraced Retaining Walls With Old Tires

It took two years, but the retaining walls the author erected with salvaged materials and the sweat of his brow turned a hilly parcel of land into a useable home site.

retaining walls - distant view of tire wall and landing
To think one man with a shovel and a passenger car put up so many retaining walls by himself. The sheer scope of the work represented here would be impressive even more people and earth moving equipment had been involved!
Photo by William S. Hogan, Sr.