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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

ABC Wednesday: I is for Iron

I've always liked wrought iron fences and gates.

This wrought iron fence is in front of the Imperial Building in Durham, NC.
I've read that steel has replaced iron in modern railways but iron is still sometimes found in old tracks. I don't know if the one below is iron or steel but it looks old.
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Gigi Ann said...

The only Iron I know much about is the one I use to Iron clothes. Nice post for "I" day today.

Nanka said...

Liked the Iron gate and those tracks must be really old so I vote for Iron!!

Kay L. Davies said...

I don't iron clothes, but I love wrought iron railings and fences. I always have.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
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Roger Owen Green said...

Yeah, I'd guess the tracks are iron.
I don't iron either; permanent press!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Karen said...

Wrought iron is so regal looking.

Kathy said...

I love iron too, especially when it gets a little rusty!

Meryl said...

Lovely shots - I particularly like the details in the first photo!

Jo Bryant said...

there is somehting solid, majestic about iron

Wanda said...

Very handsome iron work. I one of those rare breeds that still likes to iron.

Jane and Chris said...

I love wrought has a regal quality.
Jane x

VioletSky said...

Wrought iron is so sturdy and elegant. I hate to see those vinyl imitations.

Ruta said...

great post...I also love wrought iron!

SandyCarlson said...

A beautiful place. Beautiful fence.

Genie said...

Love your iron for the letter “i.” For me iron means the little green pills I have to take 3 times a day, day after day after day. I like you iron lots more than mine! The photos are beautiful and the ironwork lovely. genie

chubskulit said...

Beautiful captures! I don't like ironing clothes lol.

Inspector Hector is my letter I. Hope you can drop by!

Tumblewords: said...

I, too, like wrought iron - in any shape!

Leslie: said...

LOVE the perspective of the first shot - looking up. Makes me feel tiny in comparison! Wonderful post!

abcw team

Hildred and Charles said...

Well Wanda, I'm with you, - I kind of like ironing, - it has a nice comforting scent as your mind wanders and everything gets smoothed out and neat and tidy.

I like wrought iron too...

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wrought iron is my favorite! You have wonderful photo archives --

Liz said...

I have iron too but your photos are much better!

Cezar and Léia said...

The building is beautiful and I love the first composition, the iron detail is wonderful!

Martha said...

I like to cook in iron, but I'm not so much on cleaning the pan afterward.

Gattina said...

I never thought of iron, beautiful pictures !
ABC Team

Kim, USA said...

What can we do without iron? Great shots here thanks for sharing.

I am In

caite said...

love that first pic especially...a great fence.

Paula Scott said...

One could say that iron was very instrumental in building this world! Yes, I too, am a big fan of wrought iron.

Aluminum Fence said...

We still do a lot of gates in Aluminum with Popular Iron Look. Great photos. Will have to check out that building in Durham some time!


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