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Lubbock in Lubbock County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Texas Tech Dairy Barn

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, April 6, 2012
1. Texas Tech Dairy Barn Marker
Inscription.  The dairy barn and silo were constructed in 1926-27 and served as a teaching facility for 40 years. The barn was designed by Forth Worth architect W.C. Hedrick with the help of Ag Dean A.H. Leidigh and Prof. W.L. Stangel. Students brought their own cows to campus until 1935. Milk products were first marketed through the Student Dairy Association. After 1927 the Dairy Manufactures Department, established by K.M. Renner, furnished milk and ice cream to the Lubbock community and college cafeterias. The barn was abandoned in 1964 when dairy operations were moved to another location.

In 1990-92, a successful student fundraising effort insured the preservation of the dairy barn as a symbol of Texas Tech's agricultural heritage.
 
Location. 33° 34.885′ N, 101° 52.677′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker can be reached from Detroit Avenue south of 15th Street when traveling south. On the east side of the dairy barn on the campus of Texas Tech. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lubbock TX 79409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas Tech Judging Pavilion (about 500 feet away,
Texas Tech Dairy Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, April 6, 2012
2. Texas Tech Dairy Barn Marker
measured in a direct line); Bairfield Schoolhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Barton House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harrell House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Typical Homesteader Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Waggoner Ranch Commissary (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ropes Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Matador Office (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimalsEducation
 
Texas Tech Dairy Barn image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, April 6, 2012
3. Texas Tech Dairy Barn
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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