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Photographer: Bill Coughlin
Taken: September 20, 2009
Caption: Closeup of Rodman Gun
Additional Description: This cannon was produced at Fort Pitt Foundry, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1869. Weighing, as the marker states 115,100 pounds, it was among the heaviest muzzle-loading weapons ever produced. It bears the registry number "2." The only other weapon of it's type produced is on display at Fort Hamilton, New York.
Submitted: September 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Database Locator Identification Number: p78177
File Size: 0.971 Megabytes
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