Building A Corn Crib From 1915

When Daryl Dempsey decided to build a corn crib, he figured what was good enough for his grandfather was good enough for him. Using a textbook from his grandfather's college days, he took a 1915 plan and put it to work in a new century.

Daryl Dempsey's new old-style corn crib
Daryl Dempsey's new old-style corn crib, complete with elevator and a load of corn. "Many corn cribs can still be found like this today in Ohio," he says, "but few are still used, and I doubt you'll find a newer one than mine." (Image courtesy of Daryl Dempsey.)