What is that? Machine Sheds, Barns and Corn Cribs

Many barns seen today are over 100 years old. They were built of wood and meant to fulfill several purposes. Livestock, tools, and machinery were kept on the ground floor. Hay to feed the animals or straw for animal bedding was stored in the loft. While most barns are red, some were painted white. Some farms still use the barns for storage or update them to house livestock.

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From The DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Connection publication

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