Dobbin Barn, All-State Barn Tour
Dobbin Barn, photos taken during All-State Barn Tour 2012, Sept 23, 2012.
South side of Dobbin Barn.
Silo in the center of the barn, built from hollow clay tile. The boards on top are temporary.
The base of the silo, and an old corn dryer. Stalls can be seen to the left.
The outer wall is to the left, stalls to the right.
The animal stalls surround the silo, which makes feeding easier.
These stanchions are Louden Machinery Company products, made in Fairfield, IA. See a Louden catalogue page at the Louden website.
Wooden stalls had been widely used, but presented various problems, which the all-steel stalls were designed to solve.
Looking into the silo.
The brackets attached to the rafters support a Louden Hay Carrier system.
Close up of a hay carrier pulley.
This Louden Hay Carrier was used in this barn. See a Louden catalogue page at the Louden website.
Photos by Jeff Fitz-Randolph, Sept 23, 2012
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