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Early 1870s
  • Barn

The three-bay barn is the largest of its type remaining in the Carson Valley. Its exterior form, with a broken roofline and three openings, reflects the three bays of the interior. The main posts and beams are hand hewn, with mortise-and-tenon joints pegged with wooden dowels. Vertical plank siding covers the exterior. Dangberg sheltered workhorses as well as his prized show horses here. The center bay has a woodplank floor; the flanking bays have dirt floors.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Barn", [Gardnerville, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-NW095.5.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 121-121.

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