William & Lucina Bowe Ranch, Log Calving Barn, 230 feet south-southwest of House, Melrose, Silver Bow County, MT
230 feet south-southwest of House, Melrose vicinity, MT
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MT-104-T
Building/structure dates: 1870 initial construction
Significance: The log calving barn contributes to the significance of the William and Lucina Bowe Ranch. It is linked to the site's important association with the agricultural development of the lower Big Hole Valley during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The barn also embodies log carpentry technologies and design concepts representative of the period in which it was built.
Hager, Kristi, Photographer
McCormick, Mary, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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