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If you've gotten this far, getting off-topic a bit, here are some interesting postcards showing Augusta Arsenal during the period 1900-1914. The webpage controls allow you to zoom in a great deal so you can see the ordnance inside in recognizable detail. In the first postcard showing the entrance, zooming in to the right reveals rows of what appear to be M1835 U.S. bronze 24 pdr. Coehorn mortars, all mounted, neatly lined up.

In the second, showing a view of the officers' quarters and storehouse, I noticed U.S. light 12-pounders, M1857, on either side in background, as well as a 3-inch ordnance rifle converted to salute gun, with its distinctive cast-steel cage stand, just to the right of the walkway.

I would never have suspected such detail would be visible in old postcards if the website had not provided the excellent zoom controls.

http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/picturingaugusta/aep027.php

http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/picturingaugusta/aep026.php

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