Carriage doors swing out of the center with the assistance of side hinges. Traditionally they were opened manually allowing horse-drawn carriages to pass in and out. They are sometimes located on carriage houses, barns, garages, stables and firehouses.
Carriage doors were initially popular on barns, designed to make it much easier for horses can pull farm equipment out.
Carriage doors that are Rebuilt replace the originals on this particular garage constructed in the 1920s.
A wood store may use the wide-opening carriage doors to make timber and allow out sawdust.
This lovely home is constructed in the style of a carriage house, which traditionally had carriages rooms and below for the caretakers and team over.
Unlike a usual garage door, a carriage door may look very completed on the inside.
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Contemporary carriage doors frequently have segmented panels that allow the door to lift overhead and up on paths, while keeping the overall look of a true door.
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