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Mill "C" Complex, South of Dee Bennet Road, near Illinois River, Ottawa, La Salle County, IL



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HB442044
General View Of Complex From Sandpit Looking Northeast, Sand Draining & Drying Building (left) And Sand-sorting Building (right)

HB442045
General View Of Complex From Sandpit Looking Northeast, Sand Draining & Drying Building (left) And Sand-sorting Building (right)

HB442046
General View Of Complex Looking South, Sand Draining & Drying Building (right) And Sand-sorting Building (left)


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Location
near Illinois River, Ottawa%2Bvicinity, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-24
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N2).
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1917 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1927 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Significance: A unique example of industrial architecture, the Sand-Sorting Building contains a large pyramidal roof with multi-light gable dormers. It and the adjacent Sand Draining and Drying Building constitute the Mill "C" complex which was part of the nationally important glass-sand industry in Ottawa, Illinois.

Related Names
Allen & Garcia
Thornton, Edmund B.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF COMPLEX FROM SANDPIT LOOKING NORTHEAST, SAND DRAINING & DRYING BUILDING (left) AND SAND-SORTING BUILDING (right)
2. GENERAL VIEW OF COMPLEX FROM SANDPIT LOOKING NORTHEAST, SAND DRAINING & DRYING BUILDING (left) AND SAND-SORTING BUILDING (right)
3. GENERAL VIEW OF COMPLEX LOOKING SOUTH, SAND DRAINING & DRYING BUILDING (right) AND SAND-SORTING BUILDING (left)


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