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Bomford's Mill, Potomac & Grace Streets, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



B&W Photos

HB270640
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 View From Northeast

HB270641
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 East Side

HB270642
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Splash Stone, Northeast Corner

HB270643
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 General View Of Third Floor

HB270644
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 East Windows, Third Floor

HB270645
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Third Floor, Ceiling Construction

HB270646
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Fourth Floor, East Side

HB270647
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Fourth Floor, Impost Block

HB270648
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Original Mill-wheel Pit

HB270649
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Original Mill-wheel Pit Brickwork, East Wall

HB270650
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Original Mill-wheel Pit Intake Tube, Left; Wheel Shaft, Right

HB270651
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Mill-wheel Pit, Intake Tube To The Right

HB270652
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Mill-wheel Pit Gears Of The 1880's

HB270653
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Sluice South Of Original Mill-wheel Pit

HB270654
Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 Sluice South Of Original Mill-wheel Pit (wheel Casting Can Be Seen Under Arch)

HB270655
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy: Plate From Boyd's Washington Directory Of 1886, Facing Page 452

HB270656
Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 Sketch Plans

HB270657
Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 Sketch Plan, Nineteenth Century Water Wheel


Data Pages


Supplemental Material


Item Title


Location
Potomac & Grace Streets, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-143
Building/structure dates: 1845 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1883 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1932 subsequent work
Significance: This is the only old mill remaining in Georgetown, and is representative of an important local industry. It was originally built by col. George Bonford, merchant and ordnance expert.

Subjects
Offices
Warehouses
Flour Mills


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
2. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 EAST SIDE
3. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 SPLASH STONE, NORTHEAST CORNER
4. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 GENERAL VIEW OF THIRD FLOOR
5. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 EAST WINDOWS, THIRD FLOOR
6. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 THIRD FLOOR, CEILING CONSTRUCTION
7. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 FOURTH FLOOR, EAST SIDE
8. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 FOURTH FLOOR, IMPOST BLOCK
9. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 ORIGINAL MILL-WHEEL PIT
10. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 ORIGINAL MILL-WHEEL PIT BRICKWORK, EAST WALL
11. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 ORIGINAL MILL-WHEEL PIT INTAKE TUBE, LEFT; WHEEL SHAFT, RIGHT
12. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 MILL-WHEEL PIT, INTAKE TUBE TO THE RIGHT
13. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 MILL-WHEEL PIT GEARS OF THE 1880'S
14. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 SLUICE SOUTH OF ORIGINAL MILL-WHEEL PIT
15. Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 SLUICE SOUTH OF ORIGINAL MILL-WHEEL PIT (WHEEL CASTING CAN BE SEEN UNDER ARCH)
16. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy: PLATE FROM BOYD'S WASHINGTON DIRECTORY OF 1886, FACING PAGE 452
17. Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 SKETCH PLANS
18. Historic American Buildings Survey 1967 SKETCH PLAN, NINETEENTH CENTURY WATER WHEEL


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