Antique Salvaged Wheat Grain Hopper, 5.4 Feet Long by 3 Feet



This galvanized metal grain hopper was salvaged from the Reed Creek Mill in Wytheville, Virginia. It features the classic, funnel-shape, riveted seams and authentic patina. The impressive size, shape and historical significance make this a perfect item to repurpose as a hanging pendant light for a large space. This authentic piece is from an early American era, when grist mills were a focal part of rural life.

Salvage History: From the Reed Creek Mill in Wytheville, Virginia as featured in Season 5, Episode 8 of the DIY network show "Salvage Dawgs".
Reed Creek Mill is a historic grist mill in Wytheville, Virginia. The site has seen industrial use as a mill since 1858; its first mill was torn down late in the 19th century. The present mill building served the local agricultural community until 2004 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.

Weight: 95 lbs.,
Measurements: 64.5H x 34.5D x 34.5W

Condition: Very good for age and use. Surface scuffs, dings and patina as expected with age and use.

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