Ever Seen a Corn Crib Like This?

Look at this mysterious corn crib in southwest Iowa and help answer this reader's question on its origins.

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Kevin Borkowski

This corn crib measures 8 feet wide by 36 feet long with a screened “V” bottom. It is about 15 to 20 feet tall and is located in southwest Iowa. It appears to have been produced by Cowin & Co., Minneapolis, but I’ve not seen anything like it anywhere. Does anyone know anything about it?

The side of a grey corn crib.A grey corn crib in a grassy field

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  • Updated on Jul 12, 2021
  • Originally Published on Jun 28, 2021
Tagged with: corn crib, readers letters
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