You are here

Wineck Barn

-A A +A
1935
  • Wineck Barn
  • Wineck Barn

All of the colony barns were built to the same plan, 32 feet by 32 feet by 32 feet high, and the Wineck Barn is a good example. The lower portion of the walls is constructed of logs sawn flat on three sides, lapped and butted at the corners. Above that is a band of vertical boards to the cornice and horizontal boards in the gables. The gambrel roof is framed with scissor trusses. Despite its appealing form, the plan of the standard colony barn was widely criticized as being too small and inefficiently partitioned. In addition foundations were small pilings that soon deteriorated.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Alison K. Hoagland, "Wineck Barn", [Palmer, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-SC089.1.

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 133-133.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,