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Avery Island Salt Works, Akzo Salt Incorporated, Avery Island, Iberia Parish, LA

Avery Island Salt Works, Akzo Salt Incorporated, Avery Island, Iberia Parish, LA

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Summary

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

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Akzo Salt Incorporated
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Location

Avery Island29.89675, -91.90504
Google Map of 29.8967541, -91.9050391
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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