OLD FORT OHIO MAIN STREET BARN

by MICHAEL AND YVONNE TUSEN
(OLD FORT, OHIO)




THE SIZE OF THE BARN IS 20' X 20' WITH A DIRT FLOOR. ALSO HAVE A CHICKEN HOUSE BESIDE BARN TO BE SALVAGED. THE BARN WAS BUILT ABOUT 1892 AND IS STILL PRETTY STURDY. THAT MAKES THE BARN ABOUT 125 YEARS OLD. THE BEAMS ARE MOSTLY 8X8 WITH THE BARN SIDING BEING TONGUE AND GROOVE. THE SIDING IS PAINTED WHITE BUT ALOT OF THE PAINT IS WEATHERED. THE BARN DOES HAVE A SMALL LOFT. THE BEAMS ARE ROUGH SAWN WITH MARKS ON AND IN THE BOARDS. THERE IS ONE LITTLE LITTLE LEAN TO PROBABLY FOR THE FRONT END OF A CAR LONG AFTER ORIGINAL BUILD. I THINK MOST OF THE WOOD IS WHITE OAK. ROOF MATERIAL IS TIN, WHICH IS IN GOOD SHAPE. FOUNDATION IS CINDER BLOCK, STILL INTACT.

THERE IS NO ELECTRIC TO THE BARN AND A SEMI TRUCK WOULD BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE SITE. BURNING IS NOT ALLOWED AT THE BARN. THERE IS A POWER LINE RELATIVELY CLOSE TO THE BARN, BUT THERE IS PLENTY OF ROOM TO ORGANIZE THE RECLAIMED LUMBER FROM THE BARN AND CHICKEN HOUSE.

WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE BARN AND CHICKEN HOUSE TAKEN DOWN AND HAULED AWAY FOR THE VALUE OF THE WOOD. CONTACT MICHAEL TUSEN AT 419-307-6652.

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