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The Best Dam Painters in Orange County: Our Painting Journey at Prado Dam

Welcome, Orange County locals! Have you ever had one of those moments where you just can’t help but smile ear-to-ear? That’s us, right now. Today, we are thrilled to share a journey close to our hearts—the restoration of the beloved Prado Dam Mural, as the Orange County painting company responsible for its renewed look in…

History of Prado Dam Mural: Vintage mural, Defaced mural, and Restored mural in 1976, 2014 and 2023

The Complete History of the Prado Dam Mural

In the heart of Southern California lies a time-honored treasure: the Prado Dam Mural. Nestled in Corona, near the 71-91 interchange, this mural is more than a work of art. It’s a true testament to what can be accomplished when people come together for a common cause. Born from the vision of 30 high school…

Prado Dam Mural Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Plaque Awarded to Veteran Air

Together We Paint a Legacy: Thanking Patriotic Sponsors Of Restored Prado Dam Mural Near Corona

The patriotic Prado Dam Mural, a treasured landmark painted by Corona high students in 1976, has been splendidly restored to its vintage glory in 2023. This revival wasn’t the achievement of a single hand but the result of a unified community effort, with the journey to save the Prado Dam Mural being as vast as…

Repainting Prado Dam: Revealing the Premium Paints on Restored Mural

What makes a restoration project truly memorable? Is it merely the dedication and hard work invested in rejuvenating a time-worn masterpiece? Certainly, that’s part of it. But our recent experience repainting the Prado Dam Mural underscores another crucial factor – the careful selection of materials. In our role as the trusted painters behind this large-scale…

painting for patriotism article cover for jody's magazine in orange county

Painting for Patriotism: Keeping the Prado Dam Mural Alive

Check out our recent magazine feature covering our restoration work at Prado Dam.

the 4th of July 2023 at Prado Dam

Lighting Up History: The 4th of July at Prado Dam 2023

If you’ve ever been in awe of the magnificent mural on the Prado Dam, we’ve got some exciting news for you! For one night only, on the 4th of July 2023, the iconic Prado Dam Mural will be shimmering in a new light. Thanks to the efforts of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water…

Safeguarding the Prado Dam Spillway Project: An Insight into Our Insurance & Safety Protocols

The Prado Dam, with its historical Bicentennial Mural, is a symbol of resilience and heritage. As you may know, we at One Way Painting – the Best Dam Painting Company around, were tasked with its restoration. This was such an honor for us, but we also recognized the weight of responsibility resting on our shoulders….

Congressman Ken Calvert and Representative Young Kim with Jeff McCabe of One Way Painting and brother Jim.

Prado Dam Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: A Day to Remember!

The Prado Dam Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on June 2, 2023 was a day that was buzzing with excitement and pride. Let’s dive into the grandeur of the Prado Dam Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and the little secret we’ve been holding onto! One Heck of a Day! After months of hard work, the grand unveiling of the…

Orange County painters from One Way Painting Meeting With News Station. Brothers Jeff & Jim McCabe

Behind the Scenes Look At the Bicentennial Freedom Mural Restoration

When Jeff from One Way Painting was tasked with the restoration of the iconic Prado Dam Bicentennial Freedom Mural, he knew the weight of the responsibility. We’re not just any team; we’re the best dam painters around, after all. Bringing back the glory of this historic monument was going to take some serious planning and…

Why ‘200 YEARS OF FREEDOM’ Remains on the Restored Prado Dam Mural

Ever wondered why, as we stand on the brink of celebrating 250 years of freedom, the phrase “200 YEARS OF FREEDOM” proudly remain on the Prado Dam mural in 2023? As the company entrusted with the restoration of the Prado Dam Mural, we’ve been asked this question quite a bit. And we understand the community’s…

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