Avery Island Salt Works, Akzo Salt Incorporated, Avery Island, Iberia Parish, LA
Significance: The Steam Hoist is the oldest still operating in the United States and has a history of ninety years of continuous use on the same site. The Breaker Building is one of the few surviving examples of this type of timber-framed industrial structure. The Salt Works is part of the site of the oldest salt mine in the United States.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-15
Survey number: HAER LA-9
Building/structure dates: 1899 Initial Construction