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Braymen Barn

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c. 1914. Proceed east on Iowa 2 for 3 miles; travel south on route M32 for 2.2 miles; go left (east) on J40 1 mile, then right (south) .25 miles on the dirt road

This low 16-sided barn has a frame and walls built entirely of wood. Within, there is a single large post in the center, and then a circle of posts. The roof is sheathed in metal, and a small-sized metal aerator sits on the crown of the roof.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Braymen Barn", [Shenandoah, 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, 344-344.

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