War Shelters, Short-Lived Yet Living on

“Camp Evans, a decommissioned Army base in Wall Township, N.J., is frozen in midcentury, its brick administration buildings and boarded-up Quonset huts on hold from World War II. Fred Carl, 59, a former high school science teacher and the unofficial … Continue reading →

Grain Bin House Videos

It really helps to see finished examples of what others have done. Once again it’s YouTube to the rescue. Cornell University’s Silo House Glenburn Silo Home Silo House aka The Cabin in the Woods (low quality footage but has some … Continue reading →

More Grain Bin Homes

Our recent blog posts about Sukup SafeT Homes and SafeT Home Videos proved popular, so I thought readers might enjoy seeing a few more grain bin homes. Image source: Little Homestead in Boise Image source: Mother Earth News Image source: … Continue reading →

Grain Bin Homes

The most interesting thing about this product is it has already been designed and fabricated as a home. Some people have converted grain bins into homes by cutting door and window openings, etc. You can even buy plans for grain … Continue reading →

Grain Bin Roofs

Another good roof option is a grain bin roof. Good quality grain bin roofs are typically maintenance free for decades, and a good choice for windy areas and hail zones. They are especially practical for those who live in agricultural … Continue reading →