Barn Design 2419
Louden Machinery Company catalogue page
In 1907 a free barn planning service was begun to help farmers erect more efficient barns (designed to use Louden barn equipment, of course).
By 1939 over 25,000 original Louden barn plans had been distributed all around the world. Tens of thousands of additional barns were equipped or retrofitted with Louden products.
According to a Louden catalogue page, the first free barn planning service was originated by William Louden and planned over 30,000 farm buildings the world over. This service saved farmers many millions of dollars in building materials and has saved countless billions of steps.