Council Bluffs Fountain Returned to Its Former Glory

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In December of 2013, the town of Council Bluffs, IA was looking for a company to restore its decades-old cast iron fountain. The historic yet dilapidated piece had several issues and needed help in the worst way.     Through the bidding process, city officials turned to Anderson Construction- a company located right in their hometown- as the general contractor. In turn, Anderson looked …

The Tall Crane Fountain Impresses Yet Again!

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One of the more popular items in our fountain line has always been the Tall Crane Fountain.   At approximately 8′ in height and with a 4′ bottom bowl, the piece is substantial enough to adorn municipal parks or round-a-bouts, yet not too overpowering for a residential yard. No matter the project size, the Tall Crane has worked time and time again! …

Robinson Iron and Kelly Gale Amen

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“For me, the excitement comes from working with surprising and playful hues that represent an unusual juxtaposition. If you stick with the laws of nature -light, the colors of the earth – rather than someone else’s rules, you can never go wrong.” – Kelly Gale Amen   Kelly Gale Amen is a world-renown designer based in the Houston area famous for …

Mankato Fountain Delivered to Site!

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Recreating or restoring a historic landmark like a cast iron fountain can be a lengthy ordeal. It is not uncommon for the process- from the moment it is decided to go ahead with the project to the moment it is fully completed- to be upwards of 2, 3 or even 10 years! There are design decisions, funding matters and contracting …

Natchez, MS Cast Iron Fountain Adds to City’s Beauty

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A cast iron fountain is certainly a large investment. Some may ask if it is worth the money.   This recent article (see link below) from the Natchez Democrat briefly explains the value of beautifying a town, though.   Historical pieces like a fountain restored or created by Robinson Iron can bring a sense of civic pride to the community. …