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Title GENERAL VIEW OF COMPLEX LOOKING SOUTH, SAND DRAINING and DRYING BUILDING (right) AND SAND-SORTING BUILDING (left) - Mill "C" Complex, South of Dee Bennet Road, near Illinois River, Ottawa, La Salle County, IL
Depicted place Illinois; La Salle County; Ottawa
Date Documentation compiled after 1968
Dimensions 4 x 5 in.

Related names:

Allen and Garcia
Thornton, Edmund B
Jones, Kimberly, transmitter
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Accession number HAER ILL, 50-OTWA. v, 1-3
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  • Significance: A unique example of industrial architecture, the Sand-Sorting Building contains a large pyramidal roof with multi-light gable dormers. It and the adjacent Sand Draining and Drying Building constitute the Mill "C" complex which was part of the nationally important glass-sand industry in Ottawa, Illinois.
  • Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2
  • Survey number: HAER IL-24
  • Building/structure dates: 1900 Initial Construction
  • Building/structure dates: 1917 Subsequent Work
  • Building/structure dates: 1927 Subsequent Work
  • Building/structure dates: 1929 Subsequent Work
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Camera location41° 20′ 44.02″ N, 88° 50′ 33″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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