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Manitoba History No. 89

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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Thomson Concrete Barn (RM of North Norfolk)

This barn was built by Frank Thomson in 1908, using hand-cast concrete blocks, on his farm in the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk. It is a rare surviving example of an agricultural use of this construction material, other concrete barns in the vicinity have been demolished. The building was in poor structural condition during a visit in 2012.

Thomson Concrete Barn

Thomson Concrete Barn (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.91563, W98.97020
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Franklin Arthur Thomson (1869-1951)

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clifford Concrete Barn (RM of North Norfolk)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Neil Christoffersen.

Page revised: 31 October 2015

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