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Home > New Jersey > Carteret > Ichabod T. Williams & Sons Sawmill & Veneer Plant, Roosevelt Avenue at Carteret Avenue, Carteret, Middlesex County, NJ



B&W Photos
View Looking Southeast, General Elevation Of Storage Building On West Side Of Railroad Tracks
HB791304
View Looking Southeast, General Elevation Of Storage Building On West Side Of Railroad Tracks
View Looking Northeast, Showing Storage Buildings
HB791305
View Looking Northeast, Showing Storage Buildings
Interior View Looking West, South Storage Building
HB791306
Interior View Looking West, South Storage Building
Interior View Looking West, North Storage Building
HB791307
Interior View Looking West, North Storage Building
View Looking Northwest, Elevation Of Storage Buildings With Office Building To Right
HB791308
View Looking Northwest, Elevation Of Storage Buildings With Office Building To Right
View Looking Northeast, Office Building At Right And Workshop With Sawtooth Roof At Left
HB791309
View Looking Northeast, Office Building At Right And Workshop With Sawtooth Roof At Left
View Looking South, Workshop With Sawtooth Roof
HB791310
View Looking South, Workshop With Sawtooth Roof
Detail View Of West Wall Of Workshop With Sawtooth Roof
HB791311
Detail View Of West Wall Of Workshop With Sawtooth Roof
Interior View Of Workshop With Sawtooth Roof Showing Roof Construction
HB791312
Interior View Of Workshop With Sawtooth Roof Showing Roof Construction
View Looking North, Sawtooth Roof Workshop In Center With Transfer Table And Heated Drying Shed To Right
HB791313
View Looking North, Sawtooth Roof Workshop In Center With Transfer Table And Heated Drying Shed To Right
Interior View Looking Northeast Showing Transfer Table
HB791314
Interior View Looking Northeast Showing Transfer Table
View Looking Southeast, Showing Engine Room (center) And Sawmill Buildings
HB791315
View Looking Southeast, Showing Engine Room (center) And Sawmill Buildings
View Looking Northeast, Showing Shipping Rooms And Veneer Mill (at Right), And Engine Room (at Left)
HB791316
View Looking Northeast, Showing Shipping Rooms And Veneer Mill (at Right), And Engine Room (at Left)
View Looking East, Elevation Of Veneer Mill And Sorting And Shipping Room
HB791317
View Looking East, Elevation Of Veneer Mill And Sorting And Shipping Room
Interior View Of Veneer Mill
HB791318
Interior View Of Veneer Mill
Detail View Of Machinery In Veneer Mill
HB791319
Detail View Of Machinery In Veneer Mill
View Looking Northeast, Showing Sorting And Shipping Shed With Sawmill Behind
HB791320
View Looking Northeast, Showing Sorting And Shipping Shed With Sawmill Behind
Interior View Looking East In The Sorting And Shipping Shed
HB791321
Interior View Looking East In The Sorting And Shipping Shed
View Looking Northwest, Showing Rear Of Sawmill
HB791322
View Looking Northwest, Showing Rear Of Sawmill
View Looking Northeast, Showing Crane At Rear Of Sawmill
HB791323
View Looking Northeast, Showing Crane At Rear Of Sawmill
View Looking Northwest Showing Rear Of Boiler Room
HB791324
View Looking Northwest Showing Rear Of Boiler Room
View Looking East From Boiler Room To Fuel Storage Room
HB791325
View Looking East From Boiler Room To Fuel Storage Room
View Looking Northwest, 3/4 Elevation Of Fuel Storage Shed
HB791326
View Looking Northwest, 3/4 Elevation Of Fuel Storage Shed
View Looking North, Showing Conduit And Conveyor Structure Between Fuel Storage Shed And Sawmill
HB791327
View Looking North, Showing Conduit And Conveyor Structure Between Fuel Storage Shed And Sawmill
View Looking Northwest Showing Conduit And Conveyor Running Between Fuel Storage Shed And Sawmill
HB791328
View Looking Northwest Showing Conduit And Conveyor Running Between Fuel Storage Shed And Sawmill
View Looking Northeast Showing Loading Pier At Log Pond Behind Sawmill
HB791329
View Looking Northeast Showing Loading Pier At Log Pond Behind Sawmill


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Item Title


Location
Roosevelt Avenue at Carteret Avenue, Carteret, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-28
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-12).
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1972
Significance: The Ichabod T. Williams & Sons Sawmill and Veneer Plant was at one time the nation's leading firm for the manufacture and distribution of fine domesticated and foreign hard woods. The WIlliams family participation in the lumber business goes back as far as 1838, when Thomas Williams, a cabinetmaker, formed a partnership with Isaac E. Smith and established a lumber yard in New York City. The firm of Smith & Williams continued until 1870 under Thomas' son Ichabod. He then formed his own company under the name of Ichabod T. Williams in that year. Two sons became partners in 1880 and 1882 (with two more to follow in the early 1890's) and the name became Ichabod T. Williams & Sons. ...

Subjects
Office Buildings
Brick Buildings
Railroad Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, GENERAL ELEVATION OF STORAGE BUILDING ON WEST SIDE OF RAILROAD TRACKS
2. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING STORAGE BUILDINGS
3. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING WEST, SOUTH STORAGE BUILDING
4. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING WEST, NORTH STORAGE BUILDING
5. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, ELEVATION OF STORAGE BUILDINGS WITH OFFICE BUILDING TO RIGHT
6. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, OFFICE BUILDING AT RIGHT AND WORKSHOP WITH SAWTOOTH ROOF AT LEFT
7. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, WORKSHOP WITH SAWTOOTH ROOF
8. DETAIL VIEW OF WEST WALL OF WORKSHOP WITH SAWTOOTH ROOF
9. INTERIOR VIEW OF WORKSHOP WITH SAWTOOTH ROOF SHOWING ROOF CONSTRUCTION
10. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SAWTOOTH ROOF WORKSHOP IN CENTER WITH TRANSFER TABLE AND HEATED DRYING SHED TO RIGHT
11. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST SHOWING TRANSFER TABLE
12. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, SHOWING ENGINE ROOM (CENTER) AND SAWMILL BUILDINGS
13. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING SHIPPING ROOMS AND VENEER MILL (AT RIGHT), AND ENGINE ROOM (AT LEFT)
14. VIEW LOOKING EAST, ELEVATION OF VENEER MILL AND SORTING AND SHIPPING ROOM
15. INTERIOR VIEW OF VENEER MILL
16. DETAIL VIEW OF MACHINERY IN VENEER MILL
17. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING SORTING AND SHIPPING SHED WITH SAWMILL BEHIND
18. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING EAST IN THE SORTING AND SHIPPING SHED
19. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING REAR OF SAWMILL
20. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING CRANE AT REAR OF SAWMILL
21. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST SHOWING REAR OF BOILER ROOM
22. VIEW LOOKING EAST FROM BOILER ROOM TO FUEL STORAGE ROOM
23. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, 3/4 ELEVATION OF FUEL STORAGE SHED
24. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING CONDUIT AND CONVEYOR STRUCTURE BETWEEN FUEL STORAGE SHED AND SAWMILL
25. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST SHOWING CONDUIT AND CONVEYOR RUNNING BETWEEN FUEL STORAGE SHED AND SAWMILL
26. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST SHOWING LOADING PIER AT LOG POND BEHIND SAWMILL


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