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Niels Nielson barn, interior roof view, Noonan, N.D. vicinity
Niels Nielson barn, interior roof view, Noonan, N.D. vicinity
TitleNiels Nielson barn, interior roof view, Noonan, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original198-
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionInterior view of the roof supports for the Niels Nielson barn. The rafters are constructed of 2x8 lumber. The central silo is on the left of the a photograph, while a small window is visible at the back. The mow door is just outside the photo at the right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectRural views
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Barns
Roof trusses
Windows
Subject (Local)Round barns
LocationNoonan (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32DV23-19
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorChicago House Wrecking Co.
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryThe Niels Nielson barn was constructed in 1914 by Niels Nielsen. The barn was constructed from a kit recieved from the Chicago House Wrecking Company which offered salvaged building parts as well as newly cut buildings. Niels Nielsen was born in Denmark in 1880 and came to America as a child. He homesteaded the farm southeast of Noonan at age 23. His holding eventually grew to 800 acres in size, one of the larger operations in the county. This barn was entered into the National Register of Historic Places as part of a Round Barn Thematic nomination 1986-08-21.
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 (32DV23-19)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32DV2319
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