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Edwin Binkert’s Gordon Van Tine Barn #403 in Lake City, Iowa

In the summer of 1928 Ed Binkert of Lake City, Iowa ordered a ready cut barn. When the pieces to the barn arrived neighbors helped haul them to the building site. Learn more here! Continue reading

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The Sears Osborn and Oriental Peaks

This 1911 Seattle Bungalow was the inspiration for the Sears Modern Homes ‘Osborn’. Continue reading

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Two Almost Identical Different Catalog Houses and Their Happy Owners

What?  Two almost identical different catalog houses and their happy owners?  That’s right! In this blog I am going to show you two testimonial houses I researched and found that appear to be identical from the outside but they are from … Continue reading

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