Best Cast Iron Seats in the House

Cast iron seats, toolboxes and more find a home in this Iowa collection

Deere Cutout Toolbox
Top: A Deere cutout toolbox and a cast iron toolbox patented in 1878. Second row: A Favorite planter lid, Granite State cast iron toolbox and “Corn Planter” planter lid. Third row: A Browne gang seat and, featuring unusual lettering, a Champion Common Sense Engine Co. corn planter seat. Fourth row: A J.I. Case F.F. planter lid, a Black Hawk corn planter seat and a Janney Mfg. Co. planter lid. Bottom row: A Thompson (Beloit, Wis.) planter box with cast iron lid, a Grand Detour Plow Works footrest and an 1870 Vandiver Corn Planter Co. corn planter seat. 
Photo by Melissa Jost