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Estate Rust-Op-Twist, Steam Engine & Cane Mill, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI

Estate Rust-Op-Twist, Steam Engine & Cane Mill, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI



Significance: Rust-op-Twist's long and troubled history as a sugar producing estate is typical of many other St. Croix plantations. An animal mill, and windmill, and a steam mill - representative of the evolution of sugar cane technology - remain today on the estate.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-6
Survey number: HAER VI-3
Building/structure dates: 1851 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1878 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1801
Building/structure dates: ca. 1755 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
University of Texas Marine Research Institute
Dyer, George
Nicolai Tuit and Company
Uytendaal, Johann Balthazar
Uytendaal, Paulus
Uytendaal, Joseph
Uytendaal, Lucas
Winding, Hans
Woods, William
Jurgenson, Nicolai
Moltke, Adam
Westiholz and Company
McOnie and Mirrlees Company
Arendrup, Julius
Delony, Eric, project manager
Virgin Islands Planning Office, sponsor


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Google Map of 17.7466397, -64.7031977


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