Iron steps

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Iron steps like these are to be found leading to the front entrances of many older houses in the Washington metropolitan area. These are cast iron, not wrought iron. Wrought iron is more delicate, but cast iron tended to be used where detail was repeated.

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4 Responses to Iron steps

  1. edwin s says:

    so intricate. you’d never find any metal/iron smith who make them like this nowadays.

  2. Kate says:

    The pattern seems to be exact on each step. Your black and white enhance the patterns, too.

  3. MLL says:

    So beautiful. How old are those houses ?

  4. These steps are great – what an usual, pretty photo.

    Erin

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