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Barn plans and outbuildings (1914) (14583889380)


Barn plans and outbuildings (1914) (14583889380)



Identifier: barnplansoutbui00hals (find matches)
Title: Barn plans and outbuildings
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Halsted, Byron David, 1852-1918 Powell, E. C. (Edwin C.)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Farm buildings
Publisher: New York : Orange Judd Co.
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
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farm building as the barn. Forstoring the crops, it will be substituted to a great extentfor the barn, and instead of the barn being a storehouse,it will only be a place for lodging and feeding the stock. A GRANARY WITH ITS GRAIN BINS When grain is threshed directly from the field, and isstored in bulk, it goes through a process of sweating, andif not turned or ventilated is liable to heat and spoil.It is a work of considerable labor to turn the grain, ormove it from one bin to another. A granary, with venti-lating bins, as here illustrated and described, saves thislabor. The granary is shown in Figure 283. That it maynot be accessible to rats and mice, it is made two storiesin hight, the lower one being used as an open shed forstoring wagons and implements, or as a workshop.Access to the granary is gained by an open stairway,which, if thought proper, may be hinged at the top, andslung up when not in use. The engraving represents abuilding twenty-four feet long, twenty feet wide, and
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CONVENIENT GRAIN BINS 289 twenty-one feet high. The shed is nine feet high, thegranary eight feet, and the loft for the storage of cornis four feet to the eaves, and if the roof isone-third pitch, it is eleven feet high at thecenter. The frame is of heavy timber, tosupport the weight. The posts may bemortised into sills, bedded in concrete orlime mortar, to preserve them below the levelof the ground, or the sills may be on stoneunderpinning. The posts should be twelveinches square, the studs four by twelve, andthe frame well braced with girths. The floorsshould be of one and one-quarter-inch plank,and be supported by beams of ten by threetimber, placed sixteen inches apart. Thereis a wheel-hoist in the loft, by which bagsof grain are elevated from the wagons with a rope, atthe end of which is a loop or sling, made by a pieceof wood, with a hole at each end, through which the rope





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