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Lefferts Tide Mill, Huntington Harbor, Southdown Road, Huntington, Suffolk County, NY



B&W Photos

HB910272
Exterior, Looking South

HB910273
Exterior, Looking Northwest

HB910274
Interior, Looking Northwest; Third Floor: Bin Floor, Sack Hoist

HB910275
Interior, Looking South; Third Floor: Bin Floor, Smutter

HB910276
Interior, Looking East; Third Floor: Bin Floor, Hopper And Third Floor Screener

HB910277
Interior, Looking Southwest; Second Floor: Stone Floor, Hopper, Horse, And Hoop Arrangements, Crane With Runner Stone

HB910278
Interior, Looking Southwest; Second Floor: Hopper, Horse, And Hoop Arrangement On Left, Crane With Stone On Right

HB910279
Interior, Looking Southeast: Hopper, Horse, And Hoop Arrangement On Left, Garner In Center, And Crown Wheel On Right

HB910280
Interior, Looking South; Second Floor: Stone Floor, Crane And Stone

HB910281
Interior, Looking Northeast; Second Floor: Stone Floor, Loose Machinery On Floor (shafts, Conveyor)

HB910282
Interior, Looking Southwest; First Floor: Meal Floor

HB910283
Interior, Looking Northeast; First Floor: Meal Floor, Workbench Area

HB910284
Interior, Looking Southwest; Inside Cog Pit: Great Spur Wheel And Wallower On Left, Auxiliary Pinion On Right

HB910285
Interior, Looking East; Inside Cot Pit: Stone Nut On Left, Auxillary Pinion On Right

HB910286
Inside Cog Pit: Great Spur Wheel And Wallower In Background, Stone Nut In Foreground

HB910287
Interior; Inside Cog Pit: Auxiliary Pinion

HB910288
Photocopy Of Exterior, Looking Northwest

HB910289
Photocopy Of Exterior, Looking Northwest

HB910290
Photocopy Of C


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Item Title


Location
Southdown Road, Huntington, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-106
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-12).
Building/structure dates: 1795 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1870 subsequent work
Significance: The Lefferts Mill is a fine example of a tide mill, a relatively rare engineering structure. It is also important as an example of a typical Long Island water-powered grist mill in its equipment, process, and economic niche within the Island's history of gristmilling. Built around 1795, the Lefferts mill was operated until the 1870s. The changes made in its machinery during its useful lifetime, as well as during its economic decline, reflect changes taking place in the grain and flour industry of Long Island during those eighty years.

Subjects
Grain Industry
Mills
Flour Mills


Related Names
Lefferts, Jarvis
Van Wyck, Abraham
Van Wyck, Abraham
Wortman, Coles


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH
2. EXTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST; THIRD FLOOR: BIN FLOOR, SACK HOIST
4. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH; THIRD FLOOR: BIN FLOOR, SMUTTER
5. INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST; THIRD FLOOR: BIN FLOOR, HOPPER AND THIRD FLOOR SCREENER
6. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST; SECOND FLOOR: STONE FLOOR, HOPPER, HORSE, AND HOOP ARRANGEMENTS, CRANE WITH RUNNER STONE
7. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST; SECOND FLOOR: HOPPER, HORSE, AND HOOP ARRANGEMENT ON LEFT, CRANE WITH STONE ON RIGHT
8. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHEAST: HOPPER, HORSE, AND HOOP ARRANGEMENT ON LEFT, GARNER IN CENTER, AND CROWN WHEEL ON RIGHT
9. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH; SECOND FLOOR: STONE FLOOR, CRANE AND STONE
10. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST; SECOND FLOOR: STONE FLOOR, LOOSE MACHINERY ON FLOOR (SHAFTS, CONVEYOR)
11. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST; FIRST FLOOR: MEAL FLOOR
12. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST; FIRST FLOOR: MEAL FLOOR, WORKBENCH AREA
13. INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST; INSIDE COG PIT: GREAT SPUR WHEEL AND WALLOWER ON LEFT, AUXILIARY PINION ON RIGHT
14. INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST; INSIDE COT PIT: STONE NUT ON LEFT, AUXILLARY PINION ON RIGHT
15. INSIDE COG PIT: GREAT SPUR WHEEL AND WALLOWER IN BACKGROUND, STONE NUT IN FOREGROUND
16. INTERIOR; INSIDE COG PIT: AUXILIARY PINION
17. PHOTOCOPY OF EXTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST. COURTESY OF HISTORIC HUNTINGTON, 1903
18. PHOTOCOPY OF EXTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST. COURTESY OF HISTORIC HUNTINGTON, 1903.
19. PHOTOCOPY OF c. 1920 VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST. COURTESY OF GWENDOLYN G. de CLAIRVILLE, HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA 11743


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