Many architectural styles or eras have very distinct roofing styles. The design of the roof rarely changes as a whole, but occasionally small details were updated to reflect new architectural trends. The roof style can also help identify vernacular structures that otherwise have little to no distinguishing stylistic details.
Click on the thumbnail below that closely resembles the roof style in your historic image.
|Eaves-Front||Gable-Front (with Cornice Returns)||Gable-Front (with Raking Eaves)|
|Dutch Gambrel||Mansard||Gothic Gable|