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Meier's True-Round Barn

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1912. 1.4 miles south of Waukon on route X12

The Meier barn is a structure 56 feet in diameter with a frame of wood and a surface sheathed in horizontal wood siding. The ground level of the barn is stone, with the wood walls above. The roof is a double-pitched gambrel type with a metal aerator at the peak. Within is a central silo constructed of wood staves and lined inside with cement.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Meier's True-Round Barn", [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, 151-151.

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