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i'm not exactly sure what this is , noticed it when walking thru a vacant lot down the street from me . had wanted to go thru it cause i recalled years ago there used to be a building on it and home which was moved to make way for a highway project which has yet to ever be built .

its really big and heavy , obviously left it there and unlike its even movable without major equipment , not sure what it is , about 15 ft long and possibly some sort of post or maybe sewer pipe ?

didn't find much else some modern beer cans/ bottles , broken javex bottle and a pepsi can from 90's , didn't see much if anything else metal on that lot which was a surprise

funny part was i parked at a nearby store and was cleaning up some litter and found a $ 10 canadian bill in the grass so that paid for the trip

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A light post or torque tube (enclosed driveshaft) would be my guess. A light post seems more likely as it appears in the photo to be very long. If it's a torque tube, it would have to be for a very large vehicle.
 

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i'm not exactly sure what this is , noticed it when walking thru a vacant lot down the street from me . had wanted to go thru it cause i recalled years ago there used to be a building on it and home which was moved to make way for a highway project which has yet to ever be built .

its really big and heavy , obviously left it there and unlike its even movable without major equipment , not sure what it is , about 15 ft long and possibly some sort of post or maybe sewer pipe ?

didn't find much else some modern beer cans/ bottles , broken javex bottle and a pepsi can from 90's , didn't see much if anything else metal on that lot which was a surprise

funny part was i parked at a nearby store and was cleaning up some litter and found a $ 10 canadian bill in the grass so that paid for the trip

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A axel for a really big car.

Light post.
 

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I was thinking lightpost as well but it looks like there are open slats on the end piece if I'm interpreting the photo right. That would be pretty weird for a lightpost to have, so I'm leaning towards it being a driveshaft of some sort.
 

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i'm not exactly sure what this is , noticed it when walking thru a vacant lot down the street from me . had wanted to go thru it cause i recalled years ago there used to be a building on it and home which was moved to make way for a highway project which has yet to ever be built .

its really big and heavy , obviously left it there and unlike its even movable without major equipment , not sure what it is , about 15 ft long and possibly some sort of post or maybe sewer pipe ?

didn't find much else some modern beer cans/ bottles , broken javex bottle and a pepsi can from 90's , didn't see much if anything else metal on that lot which was a surprise

funny part was i parked at a nearby store and was cleaning up some litter and found a $ 10 canadian bill in the grass so that paid for the trip

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Logging related?

I've found a handful of similar looking things lately.
 

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I was thinking lightpost as well but it looks like there are open slats on the end piece if I'm interpreting the photo right. That would be pretty weird for a lightpost to have, so I'm leaning towards it being a driveshaft of some sort.
i'm not exactly sure what this is , noticed it when walking thru a vacant lot down the street from me . had wanted to go thru it cause i recalled years ago there used to be a building on it and home which was moved to make way for a highway project which has yet to ever be built .

its really big and heavy , obviously left it there and unlike its even movable without major equipment , not sure what it is , about 15 ft long and possibly some sort of post or maybe sewer pipe ?

didn't find much else some modern beer cans/ bottles , broken javex bottle and a pepsi can from 90's , didn't see much if anything else metal on that lot which was a surprise

funny part was i parked at a nearby store and was cleaning up some litter and found a $ 10 canadian bill in the grass so that paid for the trip

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Part of a long down hill H2O pipe from an up hill source?
Light pole in the middle of the woods? :confused:-- Hey Yogi? You done with that newspaper?:) ..Found a $10. bill?-I guess the Ranger's Station was closed. ;)
 
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I was thinking lightpost as well but it looks like there are open slats on the end piece if I'm interpreting the photo right. That would be pretty weird for a lightpost to have, so I'm leaning towards it being a driveshaft of some sort.
years ago the property did have large vehicles stored on in like school buses and other things so maybe it could of been from one of them
 

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