WV Fountain Comes Back to Life

Parkersburg, WV Fountain Comes Back to Life!

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The beautiful town of Parkersburg, WV has had a cast-iron fountain for over a century. At least, MOST of the fountain was cast iron for that long! As it turned out, some of the components from the original iron piece had been damaged years ago and were replaced with (gasp) plaster replicas! So, when the fountain was damaged yet again …

Jackson Memorial Fountain

Jackson Memorial Fountain Has Arrived in West Virginia!

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From the Parkersburg News and Sentinel…….. PARKERSBURG — The Jackson Memorial Fountain is back in City Park. City Engineer Adam Stout estimated it will take about three weeks to have the new fountain installed after it was delivered — in pieces — Monday afternoon. Approximately 15,000 pounds of cast iron and accompanying pipes and hardware were unloaded by a City …


Robinson Iron Welcomes Two New Team Members!

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As the old saying goes, “There’s no place like home…”. For Paul Spickard and Darlene Lynn, that saying rings especially true as both of these talented individuals are back in Alexander City, AL working for Robinson Iron!   Paul Spickard  Paul spent years working for Robinson’s sister company, Satterfield Machine, before matriculating to Selma, AL with a new opportunity. Then, …

Studebaker Fountain: A Gift of Water and Light

Studebaker Fountain: A Gift of Water and Light

Luke RobinsonCast iron, Fountain, Statue

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

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

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 …

Nebraska Fountain

The Grand Island, Nebraska Fountain Has Been Delivered!

Luke RobinsonCast iron, Fountain, Statue

In 2014, Luke Robinson of Robinson Iron noticed that the community of Grand Island, NE once had a beautiful cast iron fountain near its town’s center via an internet search. The fountain- like many of its type- had been lost or removed many years ago.   So Luke contacted  the people of Grand Island to explore re-cereating this historic piece. …

Old Gray Cemetery Fountain

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 …

Great Coverage of the Removal of the Owego, NY Fountain

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No need for a a lot of text here; the local news teams in New York state did all of the heavy lifting (descriptively speaking!) for us! Spoke check out these video snippets below on the removal (and ultimate restoration) of the cast iron Fireman’s Fountain in Oswego, NY…. And thanks for stopping by www.robinsoniron.com! WBNG story   WICZ story