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Transverse Frame Barn Style
A Transverse Frame Barn
Rush County, IN
DRAWING BY AUDRA CIURAITE

 

When several cribs are joined together under one roof and separated by an aisle, the result is the transverse crib barn. When the same barn form is made of dimension or saw-cut lumber, it is called a transverse frame barn.