Original outhouse.

TxBottleDigger

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This outhouse has been on the property
for 70+ years. It remained after a septic tank was installed, it was on the property when my great grandparents bought it in the late 1980s, and still remained after the old run down house that came with the property was torn down. It was dragged some 2,000 ft. across the pasture to near where the new house they built, and where it now remains today. Actual old outhouses are pretty uncommon to find, right ? I want to work on getting this up to the new house as a display piece. It’s in exceptional condition. It needs to be tested for lead and if positive, then have a paint stripper applied to remove it. It also needs a deep clean with some elbow grease. Note: this style did not have a hole.

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I've found many outhouses still standing. not really common but they are still out there. they seem more commonly found in down south sticksville. Still probably being used in south sticksville. LEON.View attachment 229856
My friend has one on his undeveloped property in Germantown N.Y. still used to this day. Sorry no pictures. He built his in the 80's to replace a run down one. It looks just like yours with a 2 seater. We go camping up there. He does have a well. No electric but we are across the tracks from the Hudson River. I searched the tracks for insulators and bottles in the river. Never found many bottle but did get a couple insulators. Haven't been up there in years.
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I want to work on getting this up to the new house as a display piece. It’s in exceptional condition.... It also needs a deep clean with some elbow grease.​
I admire your dedication
 

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i must be a bit prissy but just the idea of a two seater....
I guess people had better things to worry about back then than having to use the latrine beside your mom or dad. It’s more beneficial to have a two seater to spare someone from having to use the bathroom in a more uncomfortable way.
 

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I guess people had better things to worry about back then than having to use the latrine beside your mom or dad. It’s more beneficial to have a two seater to spare someone from having to use the bathroom in a more uncomfortable way.
I hate when the seat is still warm, just saying.
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