Laverty South of Farwell

Story by Ron in Indianapolis IN This is the last round roof barn my grandfather build, I believe in 1931. The year is on the side, but but has been covered with steel siding. I remember going into this barn as a kid in the ‘ 60’s then in the 70’s and...

Balsam Farm

Story of  Balsam Farm in Clare County Michigan by Wayne Jaynes I just purchased a small farm with a 40 by 80 barn in fairly good shape, I plan to repair it and keep it in great shape. I’ve been told that it is best to keep hay in it or it will crumble, is this...

The Barn at Shiloh Ridge ranch, Quinlan, TX

Story by Andy Yates in Texas I found Barngeek web site in the midst of my research to find “the barn” . After retiring in December 2013 I ordered plans for the 30 x 40 gable barn. It took me a while to really commit to getting started as I continued to toy...

Jolleybell horse barn OTOE Co Nebraska

Story by Dane in Unadilla NE This Horse barn was built in 1900 and sit atop a 160 acres of crop and pasture land. No longer used by my family cattle business it has now become my project for a residence. I am amazed at how calming it is while working on the site and...

Gatlin barn Corinth,MS

Story by Daniel Mckee in Corinth,MS I became interested in old barns and soon decided with my dad’s help to start to restore my grandpas barn that he built about 1960. It had been out of use for quite some time but was in great condition. We fixed a few places...

The Soul of a Barn

Story by Mary Henneke Miller in Henneke Family Farm near Ottawa, Illinois byMary Henneke Miller The old barn fell down. It caved into the sloping ground on which it was built years ago. The faded siding and ancient timbers had been leaning to the east for several...