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A disappearing gun on its way to Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth. The photo was taken at Preble and Woodbury streets in South Portland.
The disappearing gun could be lowered into a hidden position, helping to protect coastal armaments from attack.
The gun was moved from Fort Preble.
About This Item
- Title: Moving gun, South Portland, 1898
- Creation Date: circa 1898
- Subject Date: circa 1898
- Town: South Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Photographs -- South Portland -- Misc.
- Object Type: Image
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