Quote Originally Posted by hawkeye54 View Post
Jim, the guy we bought our Minnesota home from (actually from his daughter) left me a 3' section of railroad rail - which he was using as an anvil. When we downsized and moved 15 years later, I could not justify loading it into the moving van and paying to move it down here. I, therefore, generously passed it down to the new owner.

Never get rid of your last chunk of railroad rail, it's way too useful! I cut my rail down and saved one piece 6.5 inches long. I'll smuggle it into the nursing home with me if that day comes.