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Hook Windmill, North Main Street at Pantigo Road, East Hampton, Suffolk County, NY



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Item Title


Location
North Main Street at Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-105
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-11).
Building/structure dates: 1806 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1908
Significance: The Hook Windmill is one of eleven surviving 18th and early 19th century wind-powered gristmills on Long Island. The mill is one of three extant windmills built by Nathaniel Dominy V, a prominent East Hampton craftsman. The machinery of the Hook Mill is more complete than that of any other Long Island windmill.

Subjects
Windmills


Related Names
Dominy, Nathaniel
Dominy, Charles
Hedges, Charles


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH ELEVATION FROM NORTH END BURYING GROUND
2. EAST ELEVATION
3. WINDSHAFT AND SAILS
4. CAP; SHOWS TRANSITIONAL FRAMING OF CAP ROOF WITH THREE PAIR OF RAFTERS MORTISED INTO A BOSS; BRAKE WHEEL AND WINDSHAFT
5. VIEW OF FLOOR 3 SHOWING BAKE LEVER, BRAKE WHEEL, WALLOWER AND PART OF CAP RACK
6. DRIVE SYSTEM OF THE INTERNAL CAPSTAN WINDING MECHANISM, FACE GEAR ON TOP OF UPRIGHT SHAFT DRIVES THE CAP RACK
7. DETAIL OF BRAKE WHEEL
8. JIB FROM EARLY TYPE OF STONE CRANE, STORED AT FLOOR 3; WOODEN SCREW IS NOT FROM THE HOOK MILL
9. VIEW OF FLOOR 2 LOOKING EAST; SHOWS GREAT SPUR WHEEL AND TWO STONE NUTS, AND THE CHUTES, HOPPERS, HORSES AND SHOES OF THE GRAIN FEED SYSTEM
10. FLOOR 2; BURR STONES TO SOUTH, SHOWS IRON QUANT, RUNNER STONE, HOPPER, SHOE AND TUN AROUND STONES
11. FLOOR 2 LOOKING NORTH; SHOWS BURR STONES AND ROCK STONES, BEARING OF UPRIGHT SHAFT ON CENTER POST, BELT AT BASE OF UPRIGHT SHAFT DRIVES GOVERNOR SPINDLE; TRUNDLEWHEELS OF TWO LAYSHAFTS ENGAGE WITH CROWN WHEEL ABOVE GREAT SPUR WHEEL
12. FLOOR 2; STONE CRANE IN PLACE FOR ROCK STONES; STONE CRANE HAS OAK SPAR, JIB AND BRACE, METAL SCREW, IRON YOKE AND DOGS; IRON PINS FIT THROUGH HOLES IN DOGS INTO HOLES DRILLED IN RUNNER STONE
13. FLOOR 2; BURR STONES SHOWING GRAIN FEED SYSTEM
14. FLOOR 1; MACHINERY OF THE INTERNAL CAPSTAN WINDING MECHANISM AT THE FIRST LEVEL
15. FLOOR 1; CENTRIFUGAL GOVERNOR TENTERS BOTH PAIR OF MILLSTONES; STEELYARD RUNNING TO END OF NORTH BRIDGE TREE CAN BE SEEN
16. FLOOR 1; MASSIVE CENTER POST IS THE MAIN POST OF A 1736 POST MILL WHICH THIS MILL REPLACED; MORTISE FOR QUARTER BAR CAN BE SEEN
17. FLOOR l; DETAIL OF FRAMING; CANT POST HAS A SHOULDER FOR TIE BEAM WHICH SUPPORTS STONE BEAMS; BELOW TIE BEAM IS HINGE FOR THE BRAYER
18. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, GENERAL ELEVATION
19. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, GENERAL ELEVATION
20. VIEW LOOKING EAST, GENERAL ELEVATION
21. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, GENERAL ELEVATION
22. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, FIRST FLOOR, CAP TURNING MECHANISM
23. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, FIRST FLOOR, GOVERNOR
24. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, FORST FLOOR, CORN MEAL BOLTER
25. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, FIRST FLOOR, BASE OF CUP ELEVATOR
26. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, SECOND FLOOR, MILLSTONES AND NEARBY MACHINERY
27. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING WEST, SECOND FLOOR, BURRSTONE AND HOPPER
28. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SECOND FLOOR, GREAT SPUR WHEEL AND CORN COB CRACKER
29. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST, SECOND FLOOR, GREAT SPUR WHEEL AND STONE NUT
30. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, THIRD FLOOR, CAP TURNING MECHANISM AND TOP OF CUP ELEVATOR
31. VIEW LOOKING WEST, THIRD FLOOR, CAP TURNING MECHANISM AND SPRAG
32. DETAIL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, THIRD FLOOR. BRAKE WHEEL, WALLOWER AND INTERIOR CAP CONSTRUCTION
33. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, THIRD FLOOR, BRAKE LEVER AND WALLOWER
34. Photocopy of illustration from 'Grist Wind-mills at East Hampton,' Picturesque America, New York, 1872. HOOK WINDMILL IN FOREGROUND, PANTIGO WINDMILL IN BACKGROUND
35. Photocopy of Photograph, Date unknown, East Hampton Free Library. REPAIRS BEING MADE TO THE HOOK WINDMILL
ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH


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