Studebaker Fountain: A Gift of Water and Light

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Restoring a cast iron fountain can be a monumental task. It takes more than just the restoration of the material itself.   The process involves historical research, community awareness, fund raising, coordination among general contractors, pool builders and pump suppliers. There are many T’s to cross and just as many I’s to dot. That’s why when an installation such as …

The Studebaker Electric Fountain Rises Again in South Bend!

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Robinson Iron was thrilled to work with so many tireless volunteers, other great companies and the wonderful community of South Bend, IN to help bring the Studebaker Electric Fountain back to its rightful home!   Check out a snippet from the South Bend Tribune regarding the fountain and see the rest of the article below. Thanks for stopping by! SOUTH BEND …

Robinson Iron Corp. will be at A’19 in Las Vegas!

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Robinson Iron Corp. will be at A’19, along with 750+ leading brands and building product manufacturers!   Cast metal has been an art and architectural form for centuries, beautifying building facades and gardens. Having structural strength and endurance that allowed graceful forms and minute details, custom cast metals have become architectural and landscape treasures. The craftsmanship of patternmakers, engineers, architects, foundrymen …

Old Gray Cemetery Has Her Fountain Again!

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The re-creation of a historic cast iron fountain can be a long process. There a lot of questions to be answered before any work can begin.   For instance, are there any remaining pieces of the original? Of not, is there good photography? Who has the original patterns? If those are not available, can new patterns be made? How long …

Robinson Iron in the News: Lady Ermintrude is BACK!

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Another wonderful community, another beautiful fountain restoration! This time, Robinson iron restored the Yavapai County Courthouse Fountain in Prescott, AZ.   The fountain was, for the most part, in shambles just a short time ago. but thanks to the dedication of a few Prescott residents, the fountain (and the statue they call “Lady Ermintrude”), is back where it belongs!   …

Next Fountain to Restore Hails from Arizona!

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Robinson Iron is proud to announce that we will be working on the Yavapai County Courthouse fountain from Prescott, AZ in the coming weeks!   See a write up on the fountain and our methodology in the link below… There are also several pictures of the fountain as-is pre-restoration…   Meanwhile be sure to check out this website and our …