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Hayground Windmill, Windmill Lane, East Hampton, Suffolk County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Windmill Lane, East Hampton, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-142
Building/structure dates: 1809 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1950
Significance: The Hayground Windmill is one of eleven surviving 18th and early-19th century wind-powered gristmills on Long Island. It is one of three windmills with a fantail.

Subjects
Windmills
Artists' Studios
Tea Rooms


Related Names
Cook, Nathan Topping


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST ELEVATION; TWO SAILS AND THE FANTAIL ARE MISSING
2. NORTHEAST ELEVATION; FANSTAGE IS STILL IN PLACE AT REAR OF CAP
3. CAP; CONICAL CAP HAS BOWED RAFTERS MORTISED INTO A BOSS; ALSO SEEN ARE THE BRAKE WHEEL, WINDSHAFT AND TOP BEARING OF THE UPRIGHT SHAFT
4. FLOOR 3; GENERAL VIEW LOOKING NORTH SHOWS WALLOWER, BRAKE LEVER, CASE FOR SCREENER, TOP OF GRAIN ELEVATOR, LAYSHAFT WHICH POWERS THE SCREENER AND ELEVATOR
5. FLOOR 3; SHOWS BRAKE LEVER, BLOCK FORMERLY USED TO RAISE IT AND HOOK WHICH KEPT IT IN THE 'OFF' POSITION; ALSO SEEN ARE THE LARGE BLOCKS SUSPENDED FROM THE CAP FRAME WHICH HOLD THE TRUCK WHEELS TO CENTER THE CAP
6. FLOOR 2; GENERAL VIEW
7. FLOOR 2; BURRSTONE HOPPER ETC.
8. TENTERING GEAR OF EAST BURR STONES; CENTRIFUGAL GOVERNOR MOUNTED ON STONE SPINDLE; ALSO SEEN IS THE CHUTE FROM THE TUN OF THE BURR STONES; HANGING IN THE BACKGROUND ARE THE MILL SAILS.


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