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Cecil Baker round barn, second floor interior view, Kensal, N.D. vicinity
Cecil Baker round barn, second floor interior view, Kensal, N.D. vicinity
TitleCecil Baker round barn, second floor interior view, Kensal, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original198-
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of the top of the concrete stave silo inside the Cecil Baker round barn near Kensal. The lattice work of the rafters connects at the top of the silo. Sunlight peeks through spaces between the roof boards.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Barns
Farms
Silos
Rafters
Historic buildings
Subject (Local)Round barns
LocationKensal (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32SN140-43
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Structure was removed from National Register Listing 3/28/2011. Building was demolished in 2010.
Biography/HistoryThe two story Cecil Baker round barn near Kensal was built in 1921 from plans received from the Gordon-Vantine Company of Davenport, Iowa. Cecil Baker moved to North Dakota in 1903 from Iowa. This particular barn is significant as it is one of the state's most intact examples of the style and contains many labor saving items from the time. The structure was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1986-08-21 as part of a Round Barn Thematic Nomination.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32SN140-43)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32SN14043
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