"A large stone barn and stable is in process of erection, but when the improvements and buildings contemplated by this gentleman are completed...." (Strong City Independent, October 15, 1881)
"It will take 5,000 pounds of tin to cover the mammoth barn of S.F. Jones on Fox Creek, and the tinners are laying it on." (Strong City Independent, December 24, 1881)
This massive barn measures 110 feet wide and 60 feet deep. The bottom level is built into the side of a south sloping hill, the second level even with the top of the hill, and the third story rises above.