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Niels Nielson barn, interior view, Noonan, N.D. vicinity.
Niels Nielson barn, interior view, Noonan, N.D. vicinity.
TitleNiels Nielson barn, interior view, Noonan, N.D. vicinity.
Date of Original198-
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe wood stave silo within the Niels Nielson barn near Noonan. The silo is 14 feet in diameter and is formed using 2x4 boards.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectRural views
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Barns
Silos
Subject (Local)Round barns
LocationNoonan (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32DV23-05
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 (32DV23-05)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32DV2305
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