Visiting Black Dog Salvage

In yesterday’s post I promised pictures of architectural treasures found at Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke.  If you like old houses or antiques, you would love a visit to this place. 

It’s called Black Dog Salvage for a reason.  Sally seems to live a pretty good life.
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The stone house that I shared with you yesterday is to the right of the building shown below.
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Mama needs a radiator to replace one in her Walnut Avenue kitchen that is too big.  Certainly one of these would work.
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Wouldn’t a new house be grand with two of these on the front porch?
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Mama is missing a few of these and will have to come back with a sample from her home to find an exact match.
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I don’t know where I’d put it, but one of these would be great to store scrapbook paper or crafting supplies.
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My grandmother on my mom’s side used to cook on a stove just like this.  Believe it or not, my cousin who is younger than me still uses it for heat in her kitchen and sometimes for cooking.
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I’d really like one of these to use for a coffee table.
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This would be great in a lake house.
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I adore old stained glass and there’s lots to be had at Black Dog Salvage for not a lot of money.
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Now that I know how great Black Dog Salvage is, I’m sure to go back.  Would you enjoy visiting a store like this?

Comments

  1. Wow! Salvage stores can be so overwhelming-but they also have cool stuff! Agreed that the one piece would make a cool craft supply storage. And would that cow go on your coffee table, too? 😉

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your nice comment! 🙂

  2. Miss Char says:

    Holy cow Paula (and I do love that cow) I’d have to bring a lot of $$$ and a big truck if I visited this salvage area.

  3. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    What a cool spot!!! How were their prices in general? It must have been so cool to browse in there. 🙂

  4. KM @ This Plate is Full says:

    That place looks like a treasure trove!!
    We have something similar not to far from my house too but I have never gone and checked it out!

    Love those rollie cart things – it would make a great coffee table!

  5. iSavortheWeekend says:

    WOW!! I’m headed to Roanoke in a week, I think I just might stop by here. Thanks for sharing!!

  6. ShannonPinNOLA says:

    I love, love, love salvage stores. We have a great one here, but sadly, a lot of the stuff was lost in Katrina. It’s starting to rebound though. Wish I could make a quick trip to Roanoke…with a big truck.

  7. Just stopping by – saw your guest post on CSI – great job & congrats!

  8. Southern Lady says:

    Love it, Paula! If I am ever in that area I will have to check it out! Hope you are doing well and staying cool! Carla

  9. Blondie's Journal says:

    I can see how someone with a creative mind could put some of these pieces to great use! I’ve never been to a salvage store but it looks like a great trip! Hope your mother finds everything she needs!

    XO,
    Jane

  10. Richella says:

    Oh, wow, what a fun place to shop! Can I come go with you?? We’d have a great time, wouldn’t we? 🙂

  11. Grammy Goodwill says:

    I love those shelves. I may have to go tomorrow. I wish I had someone to go with me.

  12. OMG!

  13. This looks like an awesome place!

  14. Georgia Girl says:

    Would love to go to this store….this is so neat. Loved all the pictures you have shared.

  15. FrouFrouBritches says:

    I would LOOOOOVE to visit a place like that! I’ve been looking for a similar place in Arkansas and have only found one, which is still hours from my house.

    That place is FULL of treasures. I love that railroad cart thing for a coffee table too. They are fantastic! I am also totally in love with the cow on top of it! Love it!

  16. Jane Doe says:

    I loved this post, and since I was heading through Roanoke last week, I made a stop at Black Dog Salvage! Thanks!

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