Barn Rehabilitation

repaired dormers
Repaired dormers and windows on the historic barn

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These photos show the 1882 barn after its interior rehabilitation in 2014. Historic buildings, like modern homes, have ongoing repairs as they age. Damaged flooring, floor joists, and support pillars were replaced with recycled timbers and boards from barns and buildings of the same time period.

The basement and middle levels of the barn are open to walk through during normal visitor hours. The top floor remains inaccessible. However, here are photos from inside the top floor for your viewing. What a magnificent piece of craftsmanship!!!

 
3rd floor of the barn
A peek in the top level of the barn with rehabilitated flooring.

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Top floor of the barn
Top level of the barn with rehabilitated flooring. Wall on far right is the outer wall of the four 1,000 bushel grain bins.

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barn with repaired flooring
Wide open middle level of the barn with rehabbed floors.

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barn with close up of flooring
Wide open middle level of the barn with rehabbed flooring.

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barn flooring
Barn flooring repair.

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barn flooring rehab
Barn flooring rehabilitation.

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barn 1st level
Downstairs in the barn where the animals were housed. A support pillar was replaced. Can you tell which one?

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Last updated: February 18, 2022

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2480B KS Hwy 177
Strong City , KS 66869

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620 273-8494 x270

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