Stallion Barn, Then & Now

Stallion Barn, Then & Now - Maasdam Barns

Stallion Barn, Then & Now, Photo Comparison

THEN -  Stallion Barn in background.  Mare Barn left, Show Barn not seen to the right.  Looking south. (2001)
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NOW -  All three barns have been restored.  The Loop Trail passes by here. (Oct 2011)
(Now-Oct 2011) All three barns have been restored.

THEN -  Stallion Barn, north-west side. (2001)
(Then-2001) Stallion Barn, north-west side.

NOW -  Same view of the Stallion Barn, during the Open House. (Now-Oct 2011)
(Now-Oct 2011) Same view of the Stallion Barn, during the Open House.

THEN -  Stallion Barn, south-east side. (2001)
(Then-2001) Stallion Barn, south-east side.

NOW -  This was the first barn to be restored. (Oct 2008)
(Now-Oct 2008) This was the first barn to be restored.

THEN -  Both stalls in the Stallion Barn. (2001)
(Then-2001) Both stalls in the Stallion Barn.

NOW -  The builders probably used Louden Barn Plans.  Louden was a proponent of poured-concrete walls. (Oct 2011)
(Now-Oct 2011) The builders probably used Louden Barn Plans. Louden was a proponent of poured-concrete walls.

THEN -  A feed box in the Stallion Barn. (2001)
(Then-2001) feedbox in the Stallion Barn.

THEN -  West stall of the Stallion Barn. (2001)
(Then-2001) Photo from the 2001 Berger report. West stall of the Stallion Barn.

NOW -  The hay bales were stored in the loft and dropped down when needed. (Sep 2009)
(Now-Sep 2009) The hay bales were stored in the loft and dropped down when needed.

THEN -  Looking at the loft of the Stallion Barn.  We have no recent photos. (2001)
(Then-2001) Looking at the loft of the Stallion Barn.

The 2007 and newer photos are by Jeff Fitz-Randolph
The 2001 black & white photos are from the Historic Study prepared for the Iowa DOT in 2002 (PDF).

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