Northwoods Stock Farm Barn

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This barn was originally part of Northwoods Stock Farm, owned by James M. North, Jr., editor of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Vice-President of Carter Publications. North raised herefords and showhorses. The extensive farm was split by the construction of I-35. The stone barn was built by Eugene Sergi, an Italian immigrant who set up a stone and cement contracting business in Ft. Worth after WWI, known as Roma Stone Co. Construction is rubblestone and shellstone, with dressed sandstone quoins at each corner. The barn was renovated later to house the Woodbine Corporation offices, then later sold to the Springcreek ... continued below

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5x7 color glossy

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Patricia Crowley Creation Date: Unknown.

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This barn was originally part of Northwoods Stock Farm, owned by James M. North, Jr., editor of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Vice-President of Carter Publications. North raised herefords and showhorses. The extensive farm was split by the construction of I-35. The stone barn was built by Eugene Sergi, an Italian immigrant who set up a stone and cement contracting business in Ft. Worth after WWI, known as Roma Stone Co. Construction is rubblestone and shellstone, with dressed sandstone quoins at each corner. The barn was renovated later to house the Woodbine Corporation offices, then later sold to the Springcreek Barbeque owners to renovate and open as a restaraunt in the mid-1990s by the name Shady Oak Barbeque. (for more information see Tarrant County Historic Resources Survey, volume 7. Call no. F 392.T25T37 1982 in the Heritage Room (TCC NE)

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Materials documenting local and state history, including images of businesses, cemeteries, churches, courthouses, lawmen, monuments, outlaws, schools, Native Americans, and early pioneers of Tarrant County.

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  • Aug. 30, 2007, 1:55 p.m.

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Patricia Crowley. Northwoods Stock Farm Barn, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28265/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room.