Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1874
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Mechanical Building and Drill Hall.
section of a battery of field artillery. One of the towers contains an armorer's shop and military model room, an artillery room and a band room.
The Green House (page 15, B) is 70 feet by 36, and contains potting, seed and furnace rooms. There are two other green houses : one 12 feet by 36, the other 22 by 40. The University has two large and valuable barns (see page 18, J and G,) belonging to the stock and experimental farms, and four dwellinghouses for the Superintendents. The Barn on the Stock Farm has north and west fronts of 80 feet each. Each limb, or ell, is 40 feet wide. I t is of the kind known as a side-hill barn. In the basement is a root cellar, a cook-room, furnished with a steam boiler to steam food, and a small engine to furnish power for grinding, threshing and cutting, a set of hog-pens, another set of pens or yard under the shed, which extends along both sides of the barn in the angle, a set of bull stalls for the several breeds, and a series of stalls for line breeding cows, with calf pens in the rear. The first floor has horse stalls, a series of box stalls for breeding mares, grain bins, and a harness room. For descriptions of the Mechanical Shops and Drill Hall, see Schools of Mechanical Engineering and Military Science.
PROPERTY AND FUNDS.
ff|Besides the lands and buildings already described, which are, with furniture, library, etc., valued at $400,000, the University owns $25,000 —3