I couldn’t wait to see what was in the barn. I’d been in the barn before but now that the house was mine I wanted to do some further investigating. There were several metal garbage cans and when I looked into one of them I found about a dozen or so old wooden balusters. They are the same ones that were on the walkout deck above the front door. You can see them in an old photo that may have been taken around 1905. They measure 17-1/2″ tall. I’ll need to find someplace to use them. It is amazing someone saved these and they were never tossed out!