Bidding closes in just a few hours on a piece of Minnesota sports history -- at least for those of a certain gender. Lloyds Construction Services is selling off the salvaged stainless steel urinals from what used to be the Metrodome.
Yes, the Metrodome's old urinals are for sale.
Here are the details:
(1) Stainless Steel Trough from Metrodome Restrooms. Work great for livestock feeders or beverage coolers. There are multiple lengths of troughs available. We have 8', 10', 11', and 12'. All measure 2' H x 14" D. All units have (2) drains in them. Condition of units vary, some have minor dents and dings from the removal process. First come, first serve on pickup day. Bidders responsibility to load items. Bring help for loading.
Bids were up over $100 this afternoon.
So how hot is an auction for a well-used and iconic Metrodome urinal?
"Man, if I had a nickel for every time I got this phone call," says P.J. Fanberg, vice president of operations for the Maple Plain-based K-Bid auction site.
"This is a fairly unusual auction for us," Fanberg says. "I mean we get a little bit of everything, but this is something that many people have clearly used and have some sort of attachment with. Typically we do tractors, lawn mowers, chain saws things of that nature. And even normal urinals. But not THE troughs from the Metrodome."
There are six of them available, in various sizes. If you just can't hold off any longer go ahead and make your bid here.