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DJCoaltrain22 Nov 2021 12:06 p.m. PST
45thdiv22 Nov 2021 12:28 p.m. PST

That is very cool.

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP22 Nov 2021 1:11 p.m. PST

That is one huge cannon carriage, and cool to see it in the real.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP22 Nov 2021 1:33 p.m. PST

Yep, quite impressive.

Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP22 Nov 2021 3:19 p.m. PST

The carriage was painted red ?
Swedish or Danish origins?

Russ Dunaway

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP22 Nov 2021 4:11 p.m. PST

The carriage was painted red ?

Seven Years war Russian Artillery was indeed Red with black metalwork.

Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP22 Nov 2021 4:24 p.m. PST

I guess I was thinking Napoleonic??

Russ Dunaway

myxemail22 Nov 2021 5:55 p.m. PST

Seems that just about anything can be dredged up well preserved from a Russian swamp or river….

Greylegion22 Nov 2021 6:41 p.m. PST

The size of carriage is impressive. Also, to see how well preserved that is, is amazing.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP23 Nov 2021 8:48 a.m. PST

That's a beast.

noggin2nog23 Nov 2021 8:50 a.m. PST

link – SYW red carriage (Shuvalov secret howitzer)
link – Napoleonic era apple green carriage.
Photos taken in the Artillery Museum, St Petersburg.

von Schwartz ver 225 Nov 2021 9:25 a.m. PST


14Bore25 Nov 2021 5:44 p.m. PST

That red lead paint protected that carriages almost perfectly.

greenknight4 Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2021 9:51 p.m. PST

Indeed an amazing find

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