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Anton Ryzbak13 Jan 2020 8:58 p.m. PST


I posted my photo review of Fort Pickens in Pensacola Bay Florida. It is one of the few forts in the south that didn't fall to the Confederates at the start of the war link

Pauls Bods14 Jan 2020 9:51 a.m. PST

That place Looks very impressive, even with the damage
The cannon…pic 103-106,looks very much like a replica of a 10pdr Parrot rifle.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2020 10:33 a.m. PST

As always, very nice pics and commentary. It is sad that so many of the earlier forts were damaged to house the Endicott
fortifications but they have a certain industrial functional beauty of their own. We had to be ready for Kaiser Bill if he came.

Anton Ryzbak14 Jan 2020 2:58 p.m. PST

Pauls Bods, Thanks I will double check that and change the caption

Shagnasty and we can't forget the menace posed by the Spanish navy!!!!!!

Choctaw15 Jan 2020 11:51 a.m. PST

Thank you for this post. I always look forward to them.

Normal Guy Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2020 7:50 p.m. PST

What an amazing array of photographs. You folks did some heavy shooting that day. Thanks.

Anton Ryzbak27 Jan 2020 3:20 p.m. PST

Normal Guy, It was just me……I got lots of funny looks from people for running everywhere and stopping only to take pictures.

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