Herman Ostry bought a piece of land with a barn near a creek in Bruno, Nebraska. A flood put 29" of water into the barn, and he wanted to move it to higher ground. One if his sons estimated the barn weighed 19,000 lbs (9 ½ tons). Figured it would take (344) people with each person lifting 55 lbs. to move barn. They made a grid of steel tubing with handles attached to the barn so each could lift.
The town of Bruno, Nebraska planned this move as a part of their centennial July 29-31, 1988
I wish they would have shown a detailed view of the steel tubing they constructed to pull this off.