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Home > New York > Warrensburg > Emerson Sawmill, Scroon River, River Street, Warrensburg, Warren County, NY



B&W Photos
View Looking West, Showing Shirt Factories And Sawmill
HB913604
View Looking West, Showing Shirt Factories And Sawmill
View Looking South, River Elevation
HB913605
View Looking South, River Elevation
View Looking Northwest, 3/4 Elevation
HB913606
View Looking Northwest, 3/4 Elevation
View Looking West, General Elevation
HB913607
View Looking West, General Elevation
View Looking West, Showing Collapsed East Wing
HB913608
View Looking West, Showing Collapsed East Wing
Detail View, 3/4 Elevation Of Cupola
HB913609
Detail View, 3/4 Elevation Of Cupola
General View Looking Southeast From Surfacing Room
HB913610
General View Looking Southeast From Surfacing Room
View Looking East, General Interior
HB913611
View Looking East, General Interior
View Looking West Toward Saw And Log Carriage, Logs And Log Hoist At Right
HB913612
View Looking West Toward Saw And Log Carriage, Logs And Log Hoist At Right
View Looking Southeast, Planing Room
HB913613
View Looking Southeast, Planing Room
View Looking South, Toward Collapsed Lath And Shingle Shop
HB913614
View Looking South, Toward Collapsed Lath And Shingle Shop
View Looking North, Showing Collapsed Lath And Shingle Shop At Left
HB913615
View Looking North, Showing Collapsed Lath And Shingle Shop At Left
View Looking Southeast Showing Log Hoist, Log Carriage And Circular Saw
HB913616
View Looking Southeast Showing Log Hoist, Log Carriage And Circular Saw
Detail View, Interior Of South Mall
HB913617
Detail View, Interior Of South Mall
Detail View, Interior Northwest Corner Of Mill Showing Elaborate Corner And Window Bracing And Floor Hatch
HB913618
Detail View, Interior Northwest Corner Of Mill Showing Elaborate Corner And Window Bracing And Floor Hatch
Detail View, Rocker Mechanism
HB913619
Detail View, Rocker Mechanism
Detail View, Log Mark On Floorboards,
HB913620
Detail View, Log Mark On Floorboards, 'little Barred O'


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Item Title


Location
River Street, Warrensburg, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-146
Building/structure dates: 1820 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1968 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1980 demolished
Significance: The Emerson Sawmill was an integral part of the Warrensburg Historic District, an early 19th century industrial community based on the abundance of wood in the Adirondack wilderness. The community at its peak had only one brick structure, everything else was wood frame. The original mill dam is still intact, formerly straddled by the Emerson Mill. The dam consists of piled boulders with a wood plank shield on the exposed side to prevent dislodging of the boulders by the spillover. ...

Subjects
Sawmills
Industry


Related Names
Emerson & Company
Farlin, Dudley
Warren, Nelson


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING WEST, SHOWING SHIRT FACTORIES AND SAWMILL
2. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, RIVER ELEVATION
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, 3/4 ELEVATION
4. VIEW LOOKING WEST, GENERAL ELEVATION
5. VIEW LOOKING WEST, SHOWING COLLAPSED EAST WING
6. DETAIL VIEW, 3/4 ELEVATION OF CUPOLA
7. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM SURFACING ROOM
8. VIEW LOOKING EAST, GENERAL INTERIOR
9. VIEW LOOKING WEST TOWARD SAW AND LOG CARRIAGE, LOGS AND LOG HOIST AT RIGHT
10. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, PLANING ROOM
11. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, TOWARD COLLAPSED LATH AND SHINGLE SHOP. DOUBLE EDGER IN FOREGROUND BY LANE MANUFACTURING CO.
12. VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING COLLAPSED LATH AND SHINGLE SHOP AT LEFT. NOTE EXPOSED ORIGINAL SHINGLE ROOF OF SAWMILL
13. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST SHOWING LOG HOIST, LOG CARRIAGE AND CIRCULAR SAW
14. DETAIL VIEW, INTERIOR OF SOUTH MALL
15. DETAIL VIEW, INTERIOR NORTHWEST CORNER OF MILL SHOWING ELABORATE CORNER AND WINDOW BRACING AND FLOOR HATCH
16. DETAIL VIEW, ROCKER MECHANISM
17. DETAIL VIEW, LOG MARK ON FLOORBOARDS, 'LITTLE BARRED O'


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