Attic view, Korns farmhouse, Southampton Township, Somerset County.

Attic view, Korns family farmhouse

This 2008 photo shows a view of the attic in the end of the now-uninhabited 19th century Southampton Township, Somerset County family farmhouse that belonged to Daniel Korns, Jr., then to John Wilson Korns, then to Allen Korns. This photo shows the top of the timber frame construction, including bracing.

Note that the lateral beam is interlocked with the vertical beam, and note that the vertical beam is inlet into the beam at the top of the exterior wall. Also note that the rafters are inlet into the beam at the top of the exterior wall.

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