By Jerry Apps
Photos by Steve Apps
In this new edition of his classic book, award-winning author Jerry Apps shares a unique perspective on the great barns of rural Wisconsin. Featuring more than 100 stunning full color photographs by Steve Apps, plus dozens of historic images, Barns of Wisconsin illuminates a vanishing way of life.
Featuring more than 100 stunning full-color photographs by Steve Apps, plus dozens of historic images, "Barns of Wisconsin" illuminates a vanishing way of life. The book explores myriad barn designs, from rectangular to round, gable roof to gambrel, and fieldstone to wood, always with an eye to the history and craftsmanship of the Norwegians, Germans, Swiss, Finns, and others who built and used them. "Barns of Wisconsin" captures both the iconic and the unique, including historic and noteworthy barns, and discusses the disappearance of barns from our landscape and preservation efforts to save these important symbols of American agriculture.