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Pantigo Windmill, James Lane, East Hampton, Suffolk County, NY



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Location
James Lane, East Hampton, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-143
Building/structure dates: 1804 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1879
Building/structure dates: 1917
Significance: The Pantigo Windmill is one of eleven surviving 18th and early 19th century wind-powered gristmills on Long Island. This is one of the mills built by Nathaniel Dominy V, a prominent East Hampton craftsman who built four of the extant windmills.

Subjects
Windmills


Related Names
Dominy, Nathaniel
Hedges, David
Miller, Huntting
Raynor, James
Schellinger, Samuel
Sherril, David


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR-ELEVATION
2. SOUTH ELEVATION; DETAIL DOOR; NOTE STONE PIERS UNDER TRAVERSE BEAMS AT CORNERS
3. CAP; NORTH SHEER, SPRADDLE BEAM AND TAIL BEAM
4. CAP; BOWED RAFTERS OF CONICAL CAP MORTISED INTO BOSS; CLASP-ARM BRAKE WHEEL
5. LOOKING UP INTO CAP FROM FLOOR 3; CAP RACK, BRAKE WHEEL, BRAKE AND WALLOWER
6. DETAIL OF IRON ROLLER IN ROLLER RACE BETWEEN CAP CIRCLE AND CURB
7. FLOOR 3: GENERAL VIEW SHOWS CAP RACK AND FACE GEAR WHICH ENGAGES IT; BRAKE
8. FLOOR 2: SPUR GEAR TO COB CRUSHER ENGAGING GREAT SPUR WHEEL; NEXT TO IT IS THE SHAFT TO THE INTERNAL WINDING MECHANISM; BEYOND IT THE EAST BURR STONE AND STONE NUT
9. LOOKING FROM FLOOR 1 UP THROUGH OPENING TO FLOOR 2; OPENING IN THE FLOOR IS TO ALLOW THE RUNNER STONES TO BE FLIPPED OVER FOR SHARPENING; AT THE FIRST FLOOR ARE THE POSTS SUPPORTING THE BRIDGEBEAMS ON WHICH THE BRIDGE TREES PIVOT; THE CENTER POST RISES ABOVE THE STONES TO RECEIVE THE FOOT BEARING OF THE UPRIGHT SHAFT; ALSO SEEN ARE THE STONE SPINDLWS, UNDER SIDES OF THE BED STONES, STONE NUT AND GREAT SPUR WHEEL.
10. STAIRWAY: LOOKING FROM FLOOR 2 TO FLOOR 1
11. STAIRWAY: LOOKING FROM FLOOR 1 TO FLOOR 2
12. FLOOR 1: NORTH BAY; STONE BEAMS DOVETAILL INTO TIE BEAM; BRIDGE TREE RESTS ON BRAYER
13. FLOOR 1: DETAIL OF POSTS SUPPORTING BRIDGE TREE TO NORTH; NOTE BEADING AT CORNERS; WEDGES ADJUST HEIGHT OF PIVOTING END OF BRIDGE TREE
14. VIEW LOOKING WEST; GENERAL ELEVATION
15. REPRODUCED FROM 'GRIST WIND MILLS AT EAST HAMPTON,' PICTURESQUE AMERICA NEW YORK, 1872. THE HOOD WINDMILL IS IN THE FOREGROUND AND THE PANTIGO WINDMILL IS IN THE BACKGROUND
EXTERIOR ELEVATION


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