The Junction Shops

Worcester, MA ~ 1878-1886 Sourced from the heart of Worcester’s historic Junction Shop Manufacturing District, reclaimed Heart Pine wood salvaged from these buildings is steeped in Massachusetts’ industrial history.

The Hooper Mansion

Boston, MA ~ 1889 This week, Longleaf recovered several trailerloads of reclaimed wood salvaged from the former regional headquarters of the Church of Scientology, Boston’s historic Hooper Mansion. This 1889 brownstone rests in the center of the Back Bay neighborhood and boasts a history worthy of a BBC miniseries.

38 South Russell Street

Boston, MA ~ 1899 This towering Beacon Hill residence yielded four complete stories of softwood floor joists. Lumber from the building was carefully saved during this gut-rehab project and will be recycled into flooring, tabletops, and wall paneling. Likely built sometime around the 1899 construction date of its neighbor, 40 S Russell Street, this four-story home (plus … Read More

The Elizabeth Mill

Warwick, RI ~ 1875 The old-growth Heart Pine timbers used to frame Warwick’s Elizabeth Mill building have been carefully removed from the demolition rubble and salvaged for resaw into flooring by Longleaf Lumber.

Ponemah Mills

Taftville, CT ~ 1866 Renovations of Taftville’s historic Ponemah Mills yielded jaw-dropping reclaimed American chestnut beams. Longleaf Lumber salvaged and recycled the hand-hewn timbers into flooring, paneling, and other reclaimed wood millwork products.

New Enterprise Grist Mill

  New Enterprise, PA ~ 19th Century This 19th century Pennsylvania grist mill yielded thousands of board feet of reclaimed white oak lumber.

St. Mary of the Assumption

DEDHAM, MA ~ 1880  In a delicate salvage operation, Longleaf Lumber reclaimed hundreds of ash wood church pews from the basement of St. Mary of the Assumption church in Dedham, MA.  Construction of St. Mary’s began with the laying of a cornerstone by Archbishop John J. Williams in 1880. The cornerstone ceremony attracted hundreds of … Read More

Amory-Ticknor House

Boston, MA ~ 1804 Situated directly across from the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House, this historic Beacon Hill structure yielded thick and heavy eastern white pine interior sheathing boards.

The Abbot Mill

Andover, MA ~ 19th Century First built out in 1807, Andover’s Abbot Mill site was originally a woolen mill operated by brothers Abel and Pasehel Abbot. Since then, the site and buildings have played host to a number of manufacturing and industrial uses.

Baker Extract Company

SPRINGFIELD, MA ~ 1917  Now an open-air parking lot, 1 Extract Place was one of the only structures built on this Springfield dead-end street.  Demolished in 2013 at nearly 100 years of age, the 40,000 square foot brick and wood frame building was home to a facility of the Baker Extract Company, which manufactured nationally-distributed food flavorings. The … Read More