Round Barn

One of the largest round barns in the US is near Red Cloud, Nebraska. It is a truly circular barn, not polygonal, three stories tall and 130′ in diameter.

Built by the four Starke brothers in 1902, the massive timbers are held in place by tension — no nails or pegs were used. The barn was built around a brick silo in the middle, with the upper level used for hay, the middle level for storing farm equipment, and the lower level for livestock.

Ginger, the friendly dog, will greet you.

Thought for the Day: Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
Sam Rayburn

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