Elevated Bench No. 25 with Tennessee Rail

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Our Elevated Bench is a guaranteed conversation starter whether you use it as a seat, a coffee table or simply an accent piece. It represents an incredibly versatile example of the historic preservation curated through the furniture we design and craft.

Photos are typical of the design, but the actual product may vary slightly - particularly with regard to the branding on the rail

The Elevated Bench pays homage to the history elevated rail lines across the country like the iconic urban rail line that runs above the streets of downtown Chicago. The L, as it is known to Chicagoans, runs among skyscrapers and downtown residences just as this bench finds itself equally comfortable in a home or an office. Solidly built atop a steel frame, just as its namesake, the Elevated Bench is built to be a persevering part of the landscape for generations to come.

Embracing the design concept to “Keep It Simple,” this seating design uses a wood timber sandwiched between two steel rails. Each rail proudly displays the information about its origins dating back over 100 years.

The foundry name, the month and year of manufacture and even the weight of the rail per yard appear on the web of the rail on both sides of the bench.  

The bold TENNESSEE brand on this one connects it to its origins in Birmingham, Alabama. Formerly based in the state of Tennessee in the 1800s, the plant has called Alabama home for well over a century.

Size: 72” x 16” x 18” (LxDxH)

Color: Whiskey (as shown)

Materials: Steel and wood 

Made in the USA

Warranty Information

Rail Yard Studios uses reclaimed materials salvaged from historic railroad lines. The individual wear and characteristic features inherent in the service-worn materials provide each piece with its own personality. Measurements, finishes and degree of distress are naturally occurring and are subject to variability. Refer to descriptions and/or photographs for information on the most unique features of each piece.


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