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Shelter Island Windmill, Manwaring Road, Shelter Island, Suffolk County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Manwaring Road, Shelter Island, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-145
Building/structure dates: 1810 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1840
Building/structure dates: 1879
Building/structure dates: 1926
Significance: The Shelter Island Windmill is one of eleven surviving 18th and early-19th century wind-powered gristmills on Long Island. This is one of four extant windmills built by Nathaniel Dominy V, a prominent East Hampton craftsman.

Subjects
Windmills
Flour Mills


Related Names
Cleveland, Moses
Dominy, Nathaniel
Horsford, Cornelia


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH ELEVATION; SAILS AND STOCKS HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE ROTTED WINDSHAFT
2. CAP; SHOWS 'SHEER, TAIL BEAM, SPRATTLE BEAM, CAP CIRCLE AND CAP RACK
3. CAP; WINDSHAFT, COMPASS-ARM BRAKE WHEEL AND OAK BRAKE
4. FLOOR 3; SHOWS WALLOWER, BRAKE WHEEL AND BRAKE LEVER
5. FLOOR 3; FRAMING OF BAY
6. FLOOR 2; FRAMING DETAIL
7. FLOOR 2; GENERAL VIEW SHOWING GREAT SPUR WHEEL, TWO STONE NUTS AND THE TUNS, HORSES AND HOPPERS FOR THE MILLSTONES
8. FLOOR 2; STONE CRANE WITH WOODEN YOKE AND SCREW
9. FLOOR 2; FRAMING OF BAYS; UPRIGHT SHAFT IS PART OF INTERNAL WINDING MECHANISM
10. FLOOR 1; CENTER POST AND POSTS UNDER STONE BEAMS WHICH SUPPORT BRIDGE BEAMS FOR BRIDGE TREES; WEDGES FOR ADJUSTING HEIGHT OF BRIDGE TREE CAN BE SEEN
11. FLOOR 1; THREE-BALL GOVERNOR MOUNTED ON STONE SPINDLE
12. FLOOR 1; CAPSTAN AND GEARING OF INTERNAL WINDING MECHANISM
13. FLOOR 1; FLOUR BOLTER, REEL IN PLACE BUT NO CLOTH
14. Photocopy of Illustration from Buffet, Edward P., 'Some Long Island Windmills,' American Machinist, 17 October 1918, p. 728 STONE CRANE AT THE SHELTER ISLAND WINDMILL


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