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Barn Raisers Documentary

“The Barn Raisers” - Excerpts for Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area  WATCH NOW Tyden Farm No. 6, rural Dougherty, Iowa, is pleased to announce that they have been included in “The Barn Raisers”, a historical documentary film about barns in the upper Midwest states. The Barn Raisers movie, produced by Emmy Award Winning, Fourth…
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Tyden Barn #6

By Phil Pitzenberger  |  2011 My parents, Ted and Judy Pitzenberger own a 40x 140 foot barn that is as big as it is full of history.  Emil Tyden built the barn in 1936 along with 7 other farm sites.  Tyden was a Swedish immigrant who made a fortune with his mechanical ingenuity.  Emil invented…
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