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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Timber Creek Barn
Structure Number:
HS-0241
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Timber Creek Road Camp Barn
Park:
Rocky Mountain National Park
Park District:
ROMO West Unit
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Colorado
Structure County:
Grand
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Rocky Mountain
Administrative Unit:
Rocky Mountain National Park
LCS ID:
023478
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/29/1988
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
Significant under criterion C for its representation of NPS rustic architecture (1870-1941).
Long Significance Description:
Timber Creek Barn is significant for its rustic design. The National Park Service built the Timber Creek Barn in 1931 as part of a road camp established to house, feed, and support construction crews building Trail Ridge Road. The structure is an excellent example of NPS rustic design, featuring a "studs out" log framing with reverse board and batten siding.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Designed
1930
AD


Vint, Thomas C.
Architect
2. 
Moved
2002
AD
2003
AD
NPS

3. 
Restored
2002
AD
2003
AD
NPS

 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Barn
Primary Current Use:
Barn
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
1. 
Museum (Curatorial) Storage
Historic
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Building
Volume:
2,000 - 20,000 cubic feet
Square Feet:
1092
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Foundation
Concrete
2. 
Roof
Shingle
3. 
Walls
Weatherboard
4. 
Framing
Log
Short Physical Description:
One-story, log frame building with saltbox gable roof covered in wood shingles. Roof features exposed rafter tips and purlin ends. Siding is reverse board and batten. Windows are wood sash divided lights; doors are board and batten.
Long Physical Description:
The one-story, log frame building has a rectangular plan. The salt box gable roof is clad in wood shakes. There are exposed rafter tips and purlin ends. Log framing supports reverse board and batten siding. The windows are wood sash divided lights. Doors are wood board and batten. The foundation sits on poured concrete piers. The interior is unfinished with wood planks and exposed wood framing.