Iron Primary Logo
The Birmingham Iron is a professional American football team that plays in the Alliance of American Football (AAF). The primary logo for the team was designed to reflect the city's industrial past and its modern-day spirit. It features an ironworker’s hammer, which represents both strength and hard work, as well as a shield shape that evokes protection. The colors used are black and gold, with white accents to represent a light shining from within.
The history behind this logo can be traced back to Birmingham’s roots in the industry during the 19th century when it became known as “the Pittsburgh of the South” due to its large steel production capabilities at Sloss Furnaces. This period also saw many African Americans working in these factories alongside whites—a fact reflected by several former players on current rosters who have ties to Alabama or grew up there before going pro elsewhere. In addition, some historians believe that Birmingham earned its nickname "Iron City" because it produced more pig iron than any other place in North America during this time period; thus providing further inspiration for our primary logo design today!
In conclusion, while paying tribute both historically and culturally through color choice & symbolism - our primary Iron Logo speaks loudly about what makes us unique: Our strong connection with industry & community here at home; our commitment towards excellence on & off the field alike; plus how we honor those who came before us by helping create something new together! With all these elements combined into one powerful symbol – We Are Proudly BIRMINGHAM IRON!!
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2018 - 2019
A black, silver and white iron football with the letter “B” above the wordmark “BIRMINGHAM” in silver and “IRON” in black with a silver underline.