Model of Smith barn in Leader

Model of Smith barn in Leader

Fr. Lawrence DeMong and Abbot Peter admire a model of the Smith barn in Leader Oct.
17. It was built in 1914 by Mr. Smith and it was the biggest barn in North America.
It measured 128 x 400 feet and was 60 feet high. It took 32 carloads of lumber to
build and a carload and a half of nails. The barn was dismantled in 1921.

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