Friday, July 31, 2009

Another Monster Cannon Cast

On Saturday morning another 15 inch Rodman gun was cast at the Port Pitt Works. The rough casting in the pit weighs about 78,000 pounds, and nearly 40 tons of metal were melted for the purpose, in three furnaces. – Pittsburg Dispatch.

– Published in The Appleton Crescent, Appleton, Wisconsin, Saturday, April 26, 1862

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