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Home > North Dakota > Falkirk vicinity > John Engberg House, Falkirk, McLean County, ND



B&W Photos
General View To Northwest Of Engberg Farmstead
HB770679
General View To Northwest Of Engberg Farmstead
View To Northeast Of West Side And Partial South Side
HB770680
View To Northeast Of West Side And Partial South Side
View To Southwest Of East And North Sides
HB770681
View To Southwest Of East And North Sides
Detail View Of Upright Log Construction At West Wall
HB770682
Detail View Of Upright Log Construction At West Wall
Interior View To Northwest Of Upright Log Construction At West Wall
HB770683
Interior View To Northwest Of Upright Log Construction At West Wall
Detail View Of Bottom Of West Window Opening Showing Hand Hewn Peg
HB770684
Detail View Of Bottom Of West Window Opening Showing Hand Hewn Peg
Interior View To North Showing Detail Of Upright Logs And Bottom Of Second Floor Wall Studs
HB770685
Interior View To North Showing Detail Of Upright Logs And Bottom Of Second Floor Wall Studs
Detail View Of Floor System Showing Butts Of Logs Resting On Sill, Floor Joists Resting On Ledger, And Sub-flooring
HB770686
Detail View Of Floor System Showing Butts Of Logs Resting On Sill, Floor Joists Resting On Ledger, And Sub-flooring
Detail View To South-southeast Of Floor System Showing Butts Of Logs Resting On Sill And Floor Joists Resting On Ledger
HB770687
Detail View To South-southeast Of Floor System Showing Butts Of Logs Resting On Sill And Floor Joists Resting On Ledger
Detail View To South Of Floor System Showing Boards Laid On Sill To Support Door Threshold
HB770688
Detail View To South Of Floor System Showing Boards Laid On Sill To Support Door Threshold


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Item Title


Location
Falkirk vicinity, ND

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ND-26
Building/structure dates: 1885 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1982 subsequent work
Significance: The John Engberg house is a rare example of Swedish vernacular upright log construction. The Engberg house is the first documented ethnic building of upright log construction in North Dakota.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Ethnic Groups
Houses


Related Names
Fowler, Steve, Photographer
Johnson, Lon, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW TO NORTHWEST OF ENGBERG FARMSTEAD
2. VIEW TO NORTHEAST OF WEST SIDE AND PARTIAL SOUTH SIDE
3. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST OF EAST AND NORTH SIDES
4. DETAIL VIEW OF UPRIGHT LOG CONSTRUCTION AT WEST WALL
5. INTERIOR VIEW TO NORTHWEST OF UPRIGHT LOG CONSTRUCTION AT WEST WALL
6. DETAIL VIEW OF BOTTOM OF WEST WINDOW OPENING SHOWING HAND HEWN PEG
7. INTERIOR VIEW TO NORTH SHOWING DETAIL OF UPRIGHT LOGS AND BOTTOM OF SECOND FLOOR WALL STUDS
8. DETAIL VIEW OF FLOOR SYSTEM SHOWING BUTTS OF LOGS RESTING ON SILL, FLOOR JOISTS RESTING ON LEDGER, AND SUB-FLOORING
9. DETAIL VIEW TO SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF FLOOR SYSTEM SHOWING BUTTS OF LOGS RESTING ON SILL AND FLOOR JOISTS RESTING ON LEDGER
10. DETAIL VIEW TO SOUTH OF FLOOR SYSTEM SHOWING BOARDS LAID ON SILL TO SUPPORT DOOR THRESHOLD


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