1881 Swartz Creek Rail Station Sale!
July 25th & 26th 9-5 and July 27th 9-3
This sale promises something for everyone. The Rail Station was moved on to a 17 acre parcel and converted into a home. The owners worked hard to keep it as original as possible. The home itself is a marvel to see. If you create Industrial, Stain Glass, reclaimed wood projects, or steam punk you will want to be at this sale!
You MUST bring people to help you load the heavy items.
The Main Floor
As you step through the front door into the Kitchen you will find a wonderful collection of Marcrest Brown ware to your right and assorted pots and pans and vintage and modern kitchen utensils. As you look straight ahead you will see gorgeous round pedestal table and four chairs. Past that is the glass table with some rare and unique Jadeite pieces, carnival glass, art pottery, Stadler, Hull, Fenton, and yellow ware, to name a few.
To the east of the kitchen is the Living Room. In there you will find and extremely comfortable couch and love seat, Coffee table with matching end tables, an antique wood lamp, antique church pew, wicker rocker, a set of four Singer Sewing machine drawers, two other larger sewing machine stand drawers, and water bird collection.
To the west of the kitchen is the old Luggage Room there you will find a beautiful telephone stand, vintage tin child’s telephone, vintage bisque dolls, wheeled craft table, various clothes, a B L Marble bankers chair, and two lovely oak chest of drawers; one with a large mirror and one tall style, and a bench seat.
The 2nd Story
Back to the entry way and up the stairs to the right is one of the three Bedrooms. The first one has a vintage record stand, a Chippendale style four poster bed, to lovely round night stands, and awesome antique commode with a harp mirror great closet storage units for shoes and clothes, and a gorgeous wool area rug.
Back on the Landing you will find a built-in desk with Mid-century Mod book ends and various office supplies, and a fantastic vintage office chair, and a large collection of player piano rolls. I believe the Singer Featherweight is up there on the desk. #221 Model JL902456. Up to the next Landing you will find various vintage and modern books.
The Second Bedroom, to the right has a hand stitched quilt, a vintage child’s rocking horse, an antique fainting couch, a beautiful side table with great sculpted legs, large antique cherry and tiger maple chest of drawers, a Fire Stone Air Chief tube radio, and an assortment of blankets, and curtains.
The Third Bedroom has some partial bolts upholstery fabric, and vintage metal tube bed, two vintage end tables, assorted Christmas and craft items, a Brother sewing machine, misc. sewing and fabric items, luggage, and our final tall chest of drawers.
The Bathroom has a mid-century mod hair dryer, and low chest of drawers, a large mirror, and assorted bathroom items, towels. And now we will head to the basement.
Down to the Basement
As you are walking down the steps the wall are adorned with Railroad depot pictures including two nice ones of the Durand Depot. OnDown the steps and to the left you will see an old RR order hoop on the wall just before the bar that came out of an old Hotel that was being torn down in Saginaw, assorted vintage swivel bar stools, there are various vintage bottles and insulators, cans, John Deere collectibles, and several collectible metal signs. On the bar you will find some John Deere posters, and on the walls many more signs, including a railroad sign, paper, metal, and ceramic. Above the bar are several RR Crossing kerosene lamps. The tables across from the bar house a massive stain glass collection and various equipment used in the trade. There is a drafting table, some work benches , a mid-century mod table. The other side of the basement houses a vintage AMF slate veneer top pool table, some great vintage toy trucks, like a Buddy L truck, and a cast iron bull bank, a pair of chairs out of a railroad coach car, misc. camping supplies, a Hoosier Cabinet, some Marcrest brown wear, books, various small appliances, some super cool, wall partition size, wood cargo box panels, and a spectacular vintage walk-in freezer door. (the frame to that freezer door is out by the barn)
Out to the Barn!!
We have lots of reclaimed wood! There is a half full semi-truck box full of reclaimed wood as well as a hay wagon full! There is some virgin pine boards, some salvage lumber, a good number of wood planes, lots of vintage tools, and some great vintage carpenters boxes, other wood boxes, a RR light, mercury vapor lights, ladder and roof jacks, scaffolding, old barrels, milk can, and old Fanning Mill, old barn windows, lots of old barn doors & shutters of various sizes, some spectacular Shiawassee County doors, several old door rails, door rollers and pulleys, a vintage propane/barrel dolly, hand cart, farm scale, a spectacular Carpenters Tool Chest, vintage interior door knobs, hinges, and plenty of misc. tools and such.
The other side of the barn is the work shop, and you will find everything there but… or maybe including the kitchen sink. There is a Jonsered Chain saw, an electric jack hammer ( I believe it needs repair), a huge Porter Cable Sawzall, tons of hardware, and small hand tools, including vintage hand tools, spools of wire, a 1929 Frigidaire refrigerator, another industrial era hand cart, a giant vice, a smaller vice, small parts for welding, an emergency or tree-house ladder, a large vintage grinder, parts for deep well hand pumps, tons of garage products, a fifteen drawer metal cabinet, a Hang Glider, John Deere parts, auto parts, vintage stools and tons more!
John Deere 60 tractor, John Deere 1010, both run. A John Deere 420 with Henry loader, has a spun bearing, A 1970 International/ 600 Loadstar Boom Truck with front plow runs, 1951 Crown Victoria, brush hog, discs, Railroad items, such as luggage carts, luggage trunks, a barrel, on another cart, milk cans, SCRAP PILES, Hay wagon, a large equipment wagon, a small utility wagon, metal siding for crafting, a vintage stove (Just like Rachel Rays only white), a boat trailer, 5 vintage outdoor metal chairs, a park bench, tires, a 3 pt. Oliver plow, a Ditcher, a 5′ blade, a Cement mixer, and more !
This company is just so amazing. I would truly recommend them to anybody. Their customer service is out of this world and they were so good with our family. I can’t thank them enough for the awesome way they set up their sales. It looks like you are walking into a antique store. They pay a lot of attention to detail and they do a lot of researching. Thank you Mary and Mary and crew for all of your hard work. The Granger family. June 16 2019 July 2 2018 "Mary and Joy, thank you for your expertise, creativity, faith and friendship! The estate sale was a success! Laura W., Cascade Twp., MI Sept 2017 We would like to thank you for a great sale. You worked very hard to get ready for this sale. Your expertise was great. We had no idea how to do an estate sale. You took us step by step on how the process works. We are very grateful we found you to do our sale. You made a great display through the home. It looked beautiful I know you worked long hours to prepare for the ...