Myhre, Jens, Round Barn

Address: ND 30, New Rockford, North Dakota. County/parish: Eddy.

NRIS 86002749

1 contributing building.

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places July 14, 2015.

Part of North Dakota Round Barns TR (NRIS 64000477).

From Wikipedia:

Jens Myhre Round Barn

The Jens Myhre Round Barn near New Rockford, North Dakota, United States, is a round barn that was built in 1919. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

According to its National Register nomination, it "is significant for being an extremely intact surviving example of the round barn theme", and "it is the only round barn surviving in the state which employed a ramp to the mow area". Apparently the ramp method for loading the mow was obsolescent due to advent of hay moving slings and tracks as alternatives; this ramp "may have been perceived as out of fashion and behind the times." It has a concrete foundation and wall, which contributes to another paradox in the barn's "apparently conflicting" history.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/86002749

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