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Kramer-Witte Barn, County Route P, Owensville, Gasconade County, MO



B&W Photos

HB692270
Northeast Corner, General View

HB692271
View Looking Southeast

HB692272
West Wall

HB692273
East Wall

HB692274
Southeast Corner

HB692275
Brick Nogging Detail, East Wall

HB692276
Threshing Floor, Looking Northeast

HB692277
Threshing Room, Looking Northwest

HB692278
Threshing Floor, Looking North

HB692279
Framing Detail Of Threshing Room

HB692280
View Looking North From Hayloft

HB692281
Detail Of Loosened Joint In East Wall


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Location
County Route P, Owensville vicinity, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-259
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-104).
Significance: The Kramer-Witte Barn (1860-65) is built at the base of a hill taking advantage of the slope to allow access on three levels. The barn is one of the few half timber farm buildings still in use in Gasconade County and is notable for its heavy timber framing, brick nogging, and patterned cobblestone threshing floor.

Subjects
Barns


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTHEAST CORNER, GENERAL VIEW
2. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST
3. WEST WALL
4. EAST WALL
5. SOUTHEAST CORNER
6. BRICK NOGGING DETAIL, EAST WALL
7. THRESHING FLOOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST
8. THRESHING ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
9. THRESHING FLOOR, LOOKING NORTH
10. FRAMING DETAIL OF THRESHING ROOM
11. VIEW LOOKING NORTH FROM HAYLOFT
12. DETAIL OF LOOSENED JOINT IN EAST WALL


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