Grand old Iowa barn is standing tall, will be featured on annual tour
This barn near Beebeetown, Iowa, built in 1927, had deteriorated to the point that owners Lynn and Shirley Finken knew they had to fix it up or it would have to be knocked down. They spent two years restoring it.
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 am
BEEBEETOWN, Iowa — For years, Shirley Finken looked up the hill to the barn built by her husband's family in the 1920s.
Once a majestic sight, the two-story structure had fallen into disrepair. It was full of old junk tires and rusting farm equipment, instead of the cattle that were kept there decades earlier.
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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 am.