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Barn and Silo

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c. 1910. 7 miles southeast of Waukon on Iowa 76

The red barn with gambrel roof, accompanied by a cylindrical silo and other outbuildings, mirrors what we expect to see in a mid-western farm. The barn is of board-and-batten, painted dark red (of course) and punctured by white framed windows. Alongside the barn is a concrete silo with a small projecting dormer and a roof of sheet metal.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Barn and Silo", [Waukon, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 150-150.

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