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    • Log structure 1

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The first settlers in the Appalachian Mountain Regions emigrated from previously settled areas in the United States. Germans and Scotch-Irish from Pennsylvania, English from the Eastern sections of Virginia and the Carolinas, and Scandinavians from...
    • Log structure 10

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • V-notching was characteristic of Pennsylvania German houses and it found its way south to the mountains of Appalachia. Tenth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 56

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Side driveways or sheds could be attached to the Double Crib barn. Fifty-sixth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 57

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The four-crib barn was developed in southeast Tennessee by placing two Double-Crib barns side by side and connecting them by runways going from gable to gable and side to side. Fifty-seventh hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log...
    • Log structure 58

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • From this form the transverse crib barn was developed by boarding up one runway. This type is found in east Tennessee and is well suited for corn and hay storage. Fifty-eighth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in...
    • Log structure 59

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The Cantilever barn is a Double Crib barn with an overhanging loft on 2 or 4 sides. Fifty-ninth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 6

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • This form of construction combined with Scotch-Irish stone masonry and English design elements to produce the typical Appalachian log house. Sixth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 60

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The Drover's barn is similar to the cantilevered barn in having a large, overhanging, frame loft that is supported by log piers. Sixtieth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 61

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Bigger than most barns, the Drover's barn allowed herds to be stabled for a night as farmers drove them them off the mountains to market. Sixty-first hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 62

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • In addition to barns, Appalachian outbuildings also included corn cribs, as pictured here. Sixty-second hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 63

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Other outbuildings were smoke or meat houses. Sixty-third hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 64

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • This tool shed is another common Appalachian outbuilding. Sixty-fourth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 65

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • This photo shows a spring house, an outbuilding serving a specific function in the self-sustaining lifestyle of an Appalachian farmer. Sixty-fifth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 66

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • After 1900 the use logs in outbuildings was replaced increasingly by clapboard and frame. Sixty-sixth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 67

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The majority of outbuildings follow the Pennsylvania outbuilding type, being rectangular with a double-pitch roof and a door in the gable end. Sixty-seventh hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern...
    • Log structure 68

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Frequently outbuildings are built into the side of a hill and have a projecting roof over the door. Sixty-eighth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 69

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • In two level outbuildings the lower level was often built with stone, while the upper level was built with logs. Sixty-ninth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 7

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Early cabins were usually rough, temporary structures, with unhewn logs. Seventh hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 70

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Modified from European graneries, these corn cribs illustrate how a basic form of architecture has traveled from Neolithic Europe to New York and Pennsylvania, and finally West and South to Appalachia. Seventieth hyperlinked image in the essay...
    • Log structure 71

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The Pennsylvanian crib had two cribs with a runway between. Seventy-second hype. Seventy-first hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."

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