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Favorite Things: Train station radiator

January 31, 2014 

A pair of Rocco-style radiators from a train station are a special part of the decor in Suzan R. Maddox’s Holly Springs home.

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This is my most favorite home furnishing. It is a Rococo-style radiator from the old train station in Greensboro. I found it in an antique store in Greensboro about 10 years ago. They had two, but they are very heavy, so I purchased this one and hauled it home to Harnett County, nearly two hours away. By the time I got home, I was in tears because I had not gotten them both! So I turned around and went back. They sit in my foyer, and people frequently assume they are how we heat our home. They always are noticed.

Suzan R. Maddox, Holly Springs

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