Cast Iron Landscape Pedestal or Traffic Bollard, Handwheel Stand, 34", Salvaged



This 34" tall cast-iron pedestal base was salvaged from a 1920's era water treatment plant in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The sturdy, cast iron base has a turned appearance and a proportion that makes it perfect for upcycling or repurpose.

At 34" tall, it is the perfect height for use as landscape element or a pedestrian bollard (a short, sturdy post installed to control vehicles from entering pedestrian-only areas). The pedestal could also serve as a sturdy café table base or flip it over to use it as a workbench or oversized dining table leg. Each pedestal has a small diamond logo with an "R" in the center is embossed near the base, some logos are more visible than others due to the buildup of paint.

Measurement detail: Each post has a 4" diameter top with a through hole (hole diameters vary between 1 1/2" and 2 1/2") and a 12" diameter base. Two tabs with holes for fasteners are present in the interior of the foot. The fasteners that formerly held this piece in place were cut for removal, as a result, they are still present in the tabs and will need removal before mounting to another surface.

Condition: Excellent salvaged condition with a buildup of paint and surface wear and tear consistent with use in an industrial environment.

History: This pedestal was salvaged from the water treatment plant of the former Rock Hill Printing and Finish Company facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Known as "The Bleachery" to locals, the facility was comprised of 6 buildings, the earliest dating back to 1925, and a reservoir. The water treatment plant was added in 1930 under a bond issued by the citizens of Rock Hill. The water plant, and items from it, are featured on Season 10, Episode 7, of the DIY Network Show, "Salvage Dawgs".

Weight: 71 lbs.
Item Measurements: 12(L) x 12(W) x 34(H)

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